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Inspire implant helps sleep apnea patients

Posted by admin724 on May 24, 2016 10:04:15 AM

First Iowa procedure done in February in Iowa City

IOWA CITY — Larry Mahnke surrendered his driver’s license two years ago after sleep apnea made him so drowsy he couldn’t drive safely.

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ICASC Offers Cutting Edge Technology to Cataract Patients

Posted by admin724 on Apr 19, 2016 9:52:10 AM

Iowa City, IA— April 19, 2016 — Iowa City Ambulatory Surgery Center continues to provide cutting edge technology to their patients.  Iowa City ASC was the first center in Iowa to start using ORA with VerifEye+ technology during cataract surgeries.  ORA with VerifEye+ technology provides key intra-operative measurements for refractive cataract surgery to improve precision of surgical implantation of intra-ocular lenses.

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Thomas Simpson, MD, FACS, Recognized Again

Posted by admin724 on Apr 8, 2016 1:54:08 PM

Becker’s ASC Review has announced the publication of its list, “164 ASC industry physician leaders to know — 2016,” which recognizes outstanding physician leaders in surgery centers across the United States. Named to the list for the second time is Thomas Simpson, MD, FACS, who is the Medical Director at the Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center since 2005. Dr. Simpson is a partner in ENT Medical Services in Iowa City and belongs to numerous academic societies and associations. He also served as president of the board of directors for the Mercy of Iowa City Regional Physician Hospital Organization from 2008-2011, and is a former president of the Iowa Academy of Otolaryngology from 2002-2004. Dr. Simpson received his medical degree from and completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City.

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Iowa City ASC Blood Drive

Posted by admin724 on Apr 6, 2016 9:58:04 AM

Tomorrow, April 7, is the blood drive at Iowa City Ambulatory Surgery Center! Did you schedule your appointment to help save a life?

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Study Shows Consumers Save With Outpatient Care

Posted by admin724 on Mar 2, 2016 12:15:15 PM

"Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows How Consumers Save With Shift to Outpatient Care"

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Continuing Education Opportunity for Iowa City ASC

Posted by admin724 on Jan 26, 2016 11:13:20 AM

Each year our team regularly performs a variety of emergency drills on how to respond in an emergency. Last week our team performed the Malignant Hyperthermia Emergency drill. This drill educates healthcare providers on this condition, which can occur either during surgery or after. The Iowa City ASC processes and quality measures ensure that our center functions in the most efficient, high quality manner to offer every patient the best results!

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New Study Finds Billions in Savings Tied to ASCs

Posted by admin724 on Sep 13, 2013 1:07:20 PM

New Study Finds Billions in Savings Tied to ASCs

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Voyance Announces National APEX Quality Award Winners

Posted by admin724 on Aug 29, 2013 11:36:01 AM

Voyance’s National APEX Quality Award recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in patient satisfaction and overall care. The 2012/2013 winners include ambulatory surgery centers, catheterization laboratories, diagnostic imaging centers, endoscopy centers, hospitals, pain management centers, physician practices, and therapy and rehabilitation centers.

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National Quality Award to Iowa City ASC

Posted by admin724 on Aug 29, 2013 11:33:47 AM

Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center Receives 2012/2013 APEX Quality Award

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5 Nurses Pass the CNOR

Posted by admin724 on Jul 9, 2013 8:21:35 PM

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