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ASC Day | Enter to Win!

August 19th is ASC Day! Our goal is to both celebrate the day and educate our community on Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Participate in the contest below to learn about ASCs, BOSC, and be entered to win great prizes! Click Here to Enter the ASC Day Contest  

BOSC Featured for 0 Infection Rate

An article in today’s Becker’s ASC Review featured BOSC for being a champion in infection control for maintaining a zero infection rate year to date. Interim Administrator Amanda Sosnosky explains BOSC’s protocols and procedures to maintain this standard. Find the article here.         

Top Ten Surgery Must Haves and Have-Nots

HAVE – A responsible adult, 18 years or older, who will provide a ride home and be with you for 24 hours after surgery. HAVE – A refrigerator full of “easily digestible” food and a freezer full of ice. HAVE – Pillows and blankets to provide comfort and elevation for the car ride home. HAVE…

AAAHC – Patient Rights & Governance

Last week we discussed what the AAAHC is and our upcoming accreditation. In follow up, we want to share what the AAAHC is looking for during the accreditation survey. This will ensure that you as patients, understand what we are being graded on. Two of the survey categories are Patient Rights & Governance. Patient Rights…

AAAHC Accreditation

BOSC is currently in the process of preparing for the AAAHC Accreditation Process. What is the AAAHC? The AAAHC, or Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc, is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1979. Their mission is to assist ambulatory health care organizations in improving the quality of care provided to patients. They do…

The Surgery Center and The Flu

This past week the number of influenza cases in Wisconsin started to rise and Northeast Wisconsin was listed as a High Activity area for influenza and influenza-like illnesses. We thought this would be a good time to explain how the surgery center reacts to influenza with patients, patient families, and staff. Patients who are sick…

Today is National ASC Day!

Thursday August 15th is National ASC Day! National ASC Day is a day for ambulatory surgery centers, like BOSC, to reach out to their communities to help raise awareness of the alternative outpatient experience that they provide. For decades, ASCs have been providing high quality, cost effective, outpatient care for millions of Americans through an alternative…

DVT Awareness Month

March is DVT, or Deep Vein Thrombosis, awareness month and the Bellin Orthopedic Surgery Center (BOSC) wants to raise awareness and do their part in preventing this condition and its serious complications. DVT can occur in almost anyone, but there are factors that can put an individual at an increased risk, including surgery. In fact,…