How Much is This Visit Going to Cost Me?

Patients are starting the conversation and we are here to help give you answers! Read more...

How Much is This Visit Going to Cost Me

ASCs Reduce Outpatient Surgery Costs

An analysis of private health insurance claims from across the country found ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) reduce the cost of outpatient surgery by more than $38 billion dollars per year. Read more...

ASCs Reduce Outpatient Surgery Costs

Did you know all breasts are lumpy?

Most women don't realize breasts are supposed to be lumpy and bumpy! Read more...

all breasts are lumpy

Employee Engagement

So what does a highly engaged employee look like, why does it matter and what does it take to achieve it? Read more...

employee-engagement

Breast Cancer FAQ

It is very important to understand the signs and symptoms of Breaast Cancer, as well as the tools available for early detection. Read more...

Breaast Cancer FAQ

Gallbladder Disease FAQ

Gallbladder disease symptoms can be similar to other medical conditions, so it's important to have the proper screening and test(s) for diagnosis and treatment. Read more...

Gallbladder Disease FAQ

Black Friday of Healthcare

Putting Off Non-Threatening Surgery Until the End of the Year- Black Friday of Healthcare! Read more...

Black Friday of Healthcare

Hernia FAQ

Hernias can develop anywhere on the abdomen and the specific symptoms you may experience can vary depending upon the location of the hernia. Read more...

Hernia FAQ

Peripheral Vascular Disease FAQ

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) is a blood circulation disorder that limits the supply of blood to the extremities as a result of narrowing and blockages of arteries. Read more...

Peripheral Vascular Disease FAQ

Hemorrhoid FAQ

Everyone has hemorrhoids. It is only when they swell or bulge causing problems that you even realize they're there. Get your questions answered on our Hemorrhoid FAQ page. Read more...

Hemorrhoid FAQ

Understanding Vein Health

Get many of your vein health questions answered, including "What are varicose veins and what are the causes?" Read more...

Vein Health

CSA Vascular Surgery Team Recognized

Congratulations to our CSA Vascular Surgery team for being awarded a poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of The Society of Vascular Surgery! Read more...

CSA Vascular Surgery Team Recognized

June is National Hernia Awareness Month

Each year, hernias affect millions of Americans, but only a portion of those suffering seek any kind of medical treatment. National Hernia Awareness Month is observed each June in order to raise public awareness about hernias and effective hernia treatment....Read more...

National Hernia Awareness Month

Melanoma FAQ

Learn more about what causes melanoma, what are the signs, how is melanoma treated and much more...Read more...

Melanoma FAQ

How to Lower Your Out of Pocket Healthcare Cost

In our last blog titled the changing world of healthcare, we outlined quite a few insurance basics. Now that you have a framework established for how your insurance works, we're excited to present some strategies to help you save money in this ever-changing world!  Read more...

How to Lower Your Out of Pocket Healthcare Cost

Nothing to Eat or Drink Before Surgery: Why Not?

If you have ever had any type of procedure with any version of anesthesia, you have most definitely heard one of the most unpopular phrases in existence "Nothing to eat or drink after... " or abbreviated by healthcare workers "NPO, nothing by mouth."  Read more...

Nothing to Eat or Drink Before Surgery

The Changing World of Healthcare

I can vividly remember when a patient's plan of care was separated from anything related to the expense associated with that plan of care. As a nurse, I didn't have any idea what a patient might have to pay for a procedure. My how the times have changed! Read more...

The Changing World of Healthcare

Intolerable Stomach Pain Leads to Immediate Gallbladder Removal

Celeste had been dealing with increasing abdominal and stomach pain over the years. Finally, the pain became so severe she needed to schedule a doctor's visit to find out what was wrong. Little did she know she would have her gallbladder removed in just a few hours. Read more...

Gallbladder Surgery

Take A Couple Tylenol And Call Me In The Morning

Who hasn't heard this age-old adage used to describe healthcare from many years ago?! It turns out this wise advice from years gone by can still be applicable today...but with a slightly different twist! Read more...

Gallbladders and the Holidays

Gallbladders and the Holidays

It's the holiday season! The last few months of 2017 are spent from Thanksgiving to New Years traveling and eating, lots and lots of eating. Exposure to different holiday diets and added holiday stress can compound and consequently effect our bodies negatively. In fact, there's often a spike in emergency room visits on Thanksgiving of people needing their gallbladders removed. Read more...

Gallbladders and the Holidays