Entries by Michaela Good

Edgewood Surgical Hospital Now Accepting UPMC Insurance

LOCAL SURGICAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH UPMC HEALTH PLANS Edgewood Surgical Hospital is now accepting UPMC Health Plan Insurances for inpatient and outpatient procedures Transfer, PA: Edgewood Surgical Hospital announced today that it received confirmation of active participation with the UPMC network of health insurance plans throughout Pennsylvania. As an in-network provider, Edgewood’s facility in […]

Putting Yourself in Good Hands: How to Choose the Right Surgeon

Are you reluctant to schedule important surgery because you don’t trust your local hospital? Do you need help in finding a board-certified surgeon who specializes in treating your condition? There are more than 48 million surgeries performed in the United States each year, ranging from routine eye surgeries to life-saving organ transplants. The process of […]

9 Drawbacks of Using a Hospital to Perform Surgery on You

Surgery is one of those medical words that can be bittersweet. No patient is thrilled about the idea of having and recovering from surgery. But, at the same time, it’s often a relief knowing that a nagging problem will be treated once and for all. No matter what the reason is for your surgery, your […]

12 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Having Surgery

Millions of people undergo surgeries every year. But, while many procedures are routine, they are far from normal for the patients undergoing them. If you’ve never had surgery before (or even if you have) preparing for a procedure can be scary. Learning more about what to expect can help ease your nerves Whether you’re having […]

What You Need To Know When Choosing a Surgical Hospital

You need surgery, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to endure a grueling hospital stay. Plenty of surgeries can be done at surgical hospitals and this particular option often offers patients a better, more efficient experience. Don’t understand the difference between hospital surgery and surgical hospital surgery? Let us help to explain!

9 Eye-Opening Facts About Chronic Pain That You Need To Know

Do you suffer from chronic pain? If so, you’re not alone. Approximately 20 percent of American adults suffer from it, as well. Additionally, another eight percent suffer from high-impact chronic pain, which limits at least one major life activity. Is chronic pain a relatively new diagnosis for you? Or, do you have a hard time […]

Open MRI

If you recently visited your doctor, and the medical issue you presented with requires imaging, you might have been told to schedule an MRI. Although you may have heard of this particular diagnostic procedure, you might not be entirely sure what it entails. You’re not alone! MRI imaging is just one of dozens of diagnostic […]

Choosing Hospital vs. Surgical Hospital

Today’s world of healthcare offers an endless array of options. Medical conditions that were once addressed in an inpatient hospital setting, like orthopedic surgery, for example, can now utilize a variety of options (including outpatient procedures and surgical hospitals). But do you fully understand the options that are available to you? Let’s take a closer […]