ICASC Advantage Blog

Sleep Apnea: Signs, Symptoms, and Next Steps

Posted by IowaCityASC on Aug 30, 2019 9:27:34 AM

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you know how difficult it can be to get a good night of sleep. Those who struggle with sleep apnea often stop breathing repeatedly throughout the night, hundreds of times even, in some cases. While this makes it incredibly uncomfortable for sleeping, it also starves your body and brain of oxygen. When this happens, you don’t receive the necessary amount of oxygen, making sleep apnea a serious condition.

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Topics: sleep apnea, inspire therapy, obstructive sleep apnea

The ASC Advantage: Successful Outcomes and Infection Rates

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 25, 2019 11:54:00 AM

As a patient, the world of healthcare can be intimidating, and all of your options for care can be overwhelming and a little scary.

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Topics: ambulatory surgical center, why choose asc, patient rights

How to Exercise Your Patient Rights and Engage with Your Healthcare

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 25, 2019 10:54:00 AM

Take Charge of Your Healthcare

As we’ve previously discussed in our blogs, exercising your patient rights is an important way to engage in your healthcare. Taking charge of your healthcare helps to ensure you are receiving the best care possible.

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Topics: why choose asc, patient rights

What You Need to Know about Choosing a Care Provider

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 25, 2019 10:44:50 AM

In our previous blog we discussed patient rights—your right to choose where and from whom you receive care. These rights are vital to receiving the care you need with dignity and respect, and they can help support you in engaging with your healthcare.

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Topics: why choose asc, patient rights

Patients’ Rights: What You Need to Know

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 25, 2019 7:38:09 AM

Patients’ Rights: What You Need to Know

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Topics: why choose asc, patient rights

Get the Sleep You Need: CPAP Device Alternatives

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 24, 2019 6:25:06 PM

If you live with obstructive sleep apnea, you know how difficult it can be to get a good night of sleep. And if you use a CPAP device, you know how much more difficult it is to feel comfortable and sleep through the night.

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Topics: sleep apnea, sleep apnea symptoms, inspire therapy, obstructive sleep apnea

Everything You Need to Know about Hernias

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 24, 2019 11:57:36 AM

National Hernia Awareness Month is observed each June to raise public awareness about hernias and effective treatments.

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Topics: hernia surgery

ASCs: A Solution for Successful Outcomes

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 23, 2019 4:37:46 PM

There are many challenges to face within the world of healthcare, especially if you’re a care provider. Patients are the number one concern, since their well-being is the top priority of healthcare. Placing priority on patients requires astute attention to detail, constant research into new modes of care, and utilizing tools and environments that will be conducive to successful outcomes.

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Topics: why choose asc

Is an ASC Right for Me?

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 23, 2019 2:44:55 PM

What's an ASC?

Maybe you’ve heard of ambulatory surgical centers before, but even if you have, there’s still a high chance you are unsure whether an ASC is right for you.

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Topics: ambulatory surgical center, why choose asc

Your Options for Relief: Everything You Need to Know about Pain Management

Posted by IowaCityASC on Jul 10, 2019 3:25:35 PM

Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center is leading the way with helping patients manage their chronic and long-lasting pain. Our surgeons and other team members have made it their mission to find solutions for their patients who suffer with chronic pain.

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Topics: Pain Management

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