Sandvig, an attorney by trade, has focused her recent efforts lobbying on behalf of physician owned hospitals, for healthcare legislation changes. Her new role with JRHA will include responsibility for the company's business development, physician relations, and marketing functions.
JRHA builds and operates knee- and hip-replacement specialty surgery centers in the U.S. and abroad. According to co-founder, Richard Warner, "The Joint Replacement Hospitals of America LLC was born out of the need to fulfill the increasing demand for joint replacement."
Emphasizing its focus on patient outreach, JRHA sponsors the Foundation for the Advancement in Research in Medicine, Inc. (FARM), a 501c(3) non-profit organization, and its consumer outreach division BoneSmart®. BoneSmart®'s website ( http://www.bonesmart.org/
Sandvig points out that part of what attracted her to JRHA is the company's focus on "quality, efficient patient care, patient education on joint replacement technology from pre-surgery through rehab, physician governance, and providing specialized facilities through which the entire process of joint replacement can be even further improved."
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JRHA builds and operates state-of-the-