We are working with a new company that will make it easier for us to communicate with our patients. Rather than writing blogs and posting to Facebook hoping you will check in, we now have a smart phone application that will let us notify you of select issues that effect your health.
Simply Text: BRIO to 77948 to download the app.
Enter your doctor’s code during the registration:
Vierling: 3708 » Read more about: Smart Phone App. to communicate with our patients (Brio Health) »
Check out our new provider videos in the Health library section! Get to know your provider before your appointment with a short snap shot of why they choose to work in obstetrics / gynecology and what they bring to the Women’s Center for Health.
https://womenscenterforhealth.org/video-library/ » Read more about: New Provider Videos »
The HUGE decision given to expectant parents regarding genetic screening can be extremely overwhelming. The mainstream in recognizing it has an important place and is expanding its research to develop non- invasive tests that won’t cause harm to baby or risks to the mom. Recently NBC’s “Today” featured a segment on a new, non- invasive and quite accurate testing to screen baby’s risk for the most common chromosomal abnormalities including Down’s Syndrome, Trisomy’s 18 and 13. » Read more about: MaterniT 21 featured on “Today” »
Once your family is complete, Essure offers a 10 minute procedure for permanent contraception. Essure is a permanent birth control procedure that works with your body to create a natural barrier to prevent pregnancy. The Essure procedure offers women benefits that no other permanent birth control can.
Surgery-free—A simple procedure performed in your doctor’s office in less than 10 minutes
Hormone-free—A more natural birth control method
Anesthesia-free—There’s no slowing down to recover, and most women return to normal activities in less than a day
Worry-free—Since 2002 over half a million women and their doctors have trusted Essure as the most effective* permanent birth control
An Essure-certified doctor places soft, » Read more about: 10 Minute Procedure for Permanent Birth Control »
The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) was presented to the press in 2002 before it was released to the medical community and way before they had a chance to carefully stratify the data. Meaning, they didn’t account for age primarily.
The bottom line – no new news! Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is safe and important in young healthy women (less than 55 – 60) and may present problems in older women.
Unfortunately, we are still only recommending it for symptomatic menopausal women. » Read more about: “A Decade after the Women’s Health Initiative scared the h_ll out of women!” »
The da Vinci System is a state-of-the-art surgical platform with 3D, high-definition vision and miniaturized, wristed surgical instruments designed to help doctors take surgery beyond the limits of the human hand. By helping doctors to overcome the challenges of traditional open and laparoscopic surgery, da Vinci is changing the experience of surgery for women around the world.
Ultimately, potential benefits including shorter hospital stay, less blood loss and fewer surgical complications allow women to get back to their lives faster. » Read more about: Minimally invasive hysterectomy surgery vs. open/laparoscopic surgery »
Thanks to Drs. Cziperle, Fisher, Lyon and Olson, and the Edward da Vinci team for talking to our writer and contributing to the story, which has been sent as a media release (attached) to Edward’s media contacts in the region. We’ll let you know when the story appears in newspapers and magazines, and on web sites in the coming weeks.
In addition, the story and photos have been posted on Trib Local sites for Aurora, » Read more about: Congratulations on one year of success for the da Vinci program at Edward! »
We’re excited to announce the launch of our new website. » Read more about: Launch of Our New Website »