MORE PATIENTS ARE CHOOSING ST. CLOUD SURGICAL CENTER
On any given day, as many as 100 people in Central Minnesota will choose to have their surgical procedure performed at St. Cloud Surgical Center, an outpatient surgery facility, as opposed to a hospital. That’s more than 10,000 people per year. Today, going home after surgery with general anesthesia is commonplace; not so whenSt. Cloud Surgical Center was founded in 1972. Having anesthesia meant you had to stay in the hospital for several nights. But surgical advancements along with high deductible health insurance plans are influencing patients to choose outpatient surgical centers.
“For appropriate patients, outpatient surgery has been shown to be safe and effective, achieving similar outcomes while allowing patients to spend less,”
– Darci Nagorski, CEO.
On average, St. Cloud Surgical Center patients save 40-50 percent on the cost of their procedure, resulting in lower out-of-pocket costs. While cost can be a driving factor, there are many reasons patients choose St. Cloud Surgical Center.
St. Cloud Surgical Center’s focused and trained staff work closely with surgeons to ensure an excellent patient experience. With hospital-grade operating rooms and a dedicated team committed to clinical quality, St. Cloud Surgical Center consistently experiences lower rates of surgical site infections than hospitals.
MORE EFFICIENT & CONVENIENT
Efficient operating room management, easy “in-and-out” access for patients, and coordinated postoperative care make St. Cloud Surgical Center a more efficient and convenient option for patients. In fact, research shows that procedures performed at outpatient surgical centers typically take 31.8 fewer minutes than those performed at hospitals.
Patients of St. Cloud Surgical Center return home as early as the same day of surgery. They also receive personalized care to ensure that their discharge goals are met.
VARIETY OF SPECIALTIES
Many different surgery specialties can be performed at the St. Cloud Surgical Center, including:
- Ear, Nose and Throat
- Oral / Dental
- General Surgery
- Orthopedics, including Joint Replacement