From Surgeon to Surgery Patient
How did a young, active, and healthy plastic surgeon have unexplained total loss of knee cartilage? Andrea Martin's story is a perplexing one. She had no major injuries or a history of strenuous activity. She understood how to live a healthy lifestyle as a doctor herself. Yet she found herself in need of a double cartilage replacement shortly after graduating from medical school.
Caring Nurse Has Health Restored By A Former Student
Jennifer Doty's passion for helping people led her to a profession in healthcare. Recently Doty found herself in the patient's shoes when looking for an orthopaedic surgeon for herself.
The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group Achieves AAAHC Certification
The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group (COG) achieved certification by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). AAAHC certification indicates that COG has met the highest level of nationally recognized standards for providing quality health care.
From Debilitating Nerve Pain to Running Half Marathons: This Busy Mother of Three Shares Her Story
Everything was falling into place for Elizabeth Van Kort. She just landed her dream job as part of the paid media team for Ramsey Solutions. (Yes, the Dave Ramsey!). The position would move her family, including her three boys (ages one, four, and eight), to Nashville, TN.
Two Days After Surgery This Wrestling Coach Was Back on the Sidelines, Pain-Free!
When your mom is a physical education teacher and cheerleading coach and your dad is a wrestling coach, it makes sense to grow up like Dan Pieper did. You could find him crawling on the wrestling mats, riding scooters, and jumping on the trampoline at his mom's high school gym, at age three.
How Missouri's #1 ASC is moving the needle for patients with value-based care
For the second consecutive year, SCCOG has secured the #1 spot on the list, chosen by experts and peers in the ASC field.
Cheering for Alexis and the Start of Her New Family Post Knee Surgery
Occasionally, knee issues can affect people at a relatively young age and can adversely affect their ability to live a normal life.
How Did This State-Winning Athlete Put An End To His Knee Pain?
It started with a football game. Colder Evans, who is now a freshman at Central Methodist University (CMU), was in the first game of the season of his senior football season. He went for a tackle and damaged more than the other team's odds of winning.
From a Torn ACL to Completing an Ironman Race
Back in 2004, Lise was leaving some trash at the City Dump. When she lifted her right leg to get into her truck, she felt significant pain in her right knee. She knew something was wrong.
Leveraging digital engagement to improve patient outcomes.
As new digital patient-care platforms are integrated into the traditional healthcare system, there has been a direct correlation between increased patient engagement and better treatment outcomes.
Why Outpatient Facilities Save You Time And Money
A look Into COG's ability to pivot and innovate within the medical industry.
COVID-19 and The Future of Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Insights featured by Beckers from Andrew Lovewell, Administrator of The Surgical Center at COG, a 2021 Newsweek top ASC.
Chronic Back Pain- Understanding Your Surgical Options
Chronic back or neck pain can be the worst and most limiting types of pain. Surgery is sometimes necessary to treat spine pain either caused by a serious accident, injury, or medical condition, or when chronic pain does not respond to nonsurgical treatment options.
COG Surgery Center: Ranked Number 7 Surgical Center in the United States
The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group has been ranked number one in Missouri by Newsweek and most recently, number seven in the lineup for the best ambulatory surgery center in the United States.
The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group Performs First Simplify Cervical Disc Procedure In Missouri
Central Missouri farmer Bryan Ratliff is getting ready to resume his regular routine just two weeks after becoming the first patient in Missouri to undergo a new surgical procedure that is a successful alternative to spinal fusion.
The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group Named #1 Ambulatory Surgery Center in Missouri
The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group was named as the best in Missouri based on the following assessed criteria.
- How well facilities responded to COVID-19
- Quality of care
- Performance data
- Peer recommendations from relative in-state competition
The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group Achieves ACE Designation
The Surgical Center at Columbia Orthopaedic Group, a NueHealth facility, has achieved Ambulatory Center of Excellence (ACE) designation by ValueHealth. The ValueHealth Ambulatory Center of Excellence (ACE) Program is a highly-selective process for ambulatory surgery centers providing exceptional care and meeting stringent quality and program guidelines.