PATIENT RESOURCES

Discover What to Expect From Your Total Hip Replacement

Discover answers to common hip replacement questions and gain insight into what you should expect from your procedure.

Get Answers to UroLift Questions

How does UroLift work? And what happens after the procedure? These are common questions–and now you can easily get the answers you need.

Are You A Good Candidate For Urolift?

You may be a good candidate for a procedure called UroLift if you have an enlarged prostate. Find out if UroLift is right for you!

CPAP vs Inspire Therapy

Discover how Inspire works, who it may be a good fit for, and how it can provide a restful night’s sleep.

The Patient Journey To Surgery: How Did We Get Here?

Everyone’s journey will be different, but the basic steps will often be similar. Discover where you are in the process–and what comes next.

Cost Savings Comparison: ASCs vs. Hospitals

It isn’t often discussed, but patients have the right to choose where they receive their care. Learn about the potential cost savings.

take the stress out of surgery

At Iowa City ASC, we want to help reduce your stress both prior to and after surgery by answering your questions and providing a variety of tips to help reduce your stress.

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5 Ways to Prepare Mentally for Surgery

By following these 5 tips you’ll be able to feel confident and prepared no matter what your procedure is for.

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Cataracts: What They Are and How To Treat Them

Cataracts appear in over 22 million Americans over the age of 40. This download will help you understand cataracts and what to expect from surgery.

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When to see an ent specialist for Your Child's Ear Infections

Regular trips to the doctor because of the pain of ear infections can be frustrating, but there is hope!

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Tips to avoid two common injuries

Whether you are young or old, being active is important.  However, orthopedic injuries are common when it comes to some sports activities.

ADVANCED DIRECTIVES

Due to the nature of the services provided at Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center, in the event of a medical emergency while under our care, it is our policy to resuscitate all patients until care can be transferred to an acute care facility. A copy of the patient’s advanced directives documents will accompany the patient upon transfer to an acute care facility.

QUALITY PATIENT CARE

We employ a professional staff and work with highly skilled physicians. Our nurses, surgeons and anesthesiologists are experienced in outpatient surgery. Our staff is comprised primarily of RNs averaging 15 years of experience. The Iowa City ASC is regulated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Both require strict adherence to guidelines and expect best practices for all procedures. We independently benchmark and monitor patient outcomes such as infection rates, antibiotic prophylaxis, hospital admissions/transfers and other quality criteria. We regularly perform better than national benchmarks in all areas of quality patient care. These graphs summarize our patients’ experiences with Iowa City ASC.

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