This practice specialized in sports medicine — now it's responding to COVID-19

Eric Oliver -   Print  |

Philadelphia-based The Vincera Institute has pivoted from performing sports medicine procedures to assisting Philadelphia's healthcare facilities through its emergency preparedness plan, according to a column in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

What you should know:

1. The institute is pivoting to serve as a general surgical facility to reduce pressure on emergency rooms and hospitals taking care of COVID-19 patients.

2. Vincera is working with Philadelphia-area facilities like Jefferson Health and Temple University to see patients.

3. Vincera has otherwise delayed all elective procedures.

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