Today’s ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in Oregon are offering more types of same-day procedures than ever, thanks to advances in technology that impact the way surgeries are performed and also improve operational processes, quality of care and cost effectiveness. Across the entire state ASCs are taking full advantage of technology to bring more same-day surgical procedures to patients while also improving the patient experience. Click to READ MORE.
Ed Mawe has been appointed Executive Director of Touchmark in the West Hills. In this position, he will oversee all aspects of the retirement community currently under construction three miles west of downtown near Forest Heights. Click to READ MORE.
Join inspiring sketch artist, Cat Wilson in a special presentation of her “Café Characters,” 2:30 pm-4:30 pm, Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Shoen Library’s Streff Gallery at Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Hwy, in West Linn, Ore. Her drawings will be shown through the month of October. Click to READ MORE.
EyeHealth Eastside Surgery Center (EHSC), one of two ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) operated by EyeHealth Northwest, recently hosted a visit from Rep. Bill Kennemer (R-39). After getting a first-hand look at how an ASC operates, Kennemer received briefings on the top issues facing ASCs by Shane K. Kim, M.D.; Ann Hulett, CEO, EyeHealth Northwest; Cherie Shevlin, RN, ASC director; and Doug Riggs, lobbyist with NW Grassroots & Communications. Click to READ MORE.
Kim Lehmann has been named Director of Touchmark’s Health & Fitness Operations. She will oversee all aspects of health and fitness for Touchmark residents, club members, staff and guests throughout Touchmark’s retirement communities in the U.S. and Alberta, Canada. Click to READ MORE.
Residents of a new retirement community in the West Hills may feel like they’re living amidst the picturesque vineyards of the Willamette Valley when the community opens next year — because that’s pretty much what they’ll be doing.
Touchmark in the West Hills, a 200-plus-unit development currently under construction off Southwest Barnes Road, will sit right next to the grapevines of Swede Hill Vineyards, a vineyard founded by Touchmark founder Werner Nistler and his wife, Colleen, in 2013. Click to READ MORE.
After building and operating 11 retirement communities in eight states and Canada, locally based Touchmark is now constructing a unique retirement community in the west hills near Portland’s Forest Heights. Established more than 35 years ago, Touchmark was one of the first companies to create retirement communities offering an enriched lifestyle and continuum of services and care. Today, Touchmark is among Oregon and Southwest Washington’s top 30 private companies. Click to READ MORE.
Janet Kennedy of Lice Knowing You interviewed on KGW’s new program, “Portland Today.” Click to WATCH STORY.
Knee pain has been a chronic part of Don Bennett’s life for years.
Bennett played basketball growing up, and later, at the community college level. Thirty years ago, he felt acute pain in his left knee and ended up having surgery to remove a torn piece of his meniscus — a layer of soft tissue in the knee joint also called the cartilage. Several years later, the injury recurred. Click to READ MORE.
There’s a new procedure at a Eugene surgery center that helps patients spend less time in the hospital and more time on their feet.
The Renew Total Joint Replacement program is the first of its kind being offered at Slocum Surgery Center.
The center said traditionally patients would have to be admitted to a hospital the day before surgery and they would have to stay as long as a week to be monitored. Click to WATCH STORY.