SOURCE: AAAASF

AAAASF

June 12, 2015 13:49 ET

35 Facilities Earn AAAASF Accreditation for Patient Safety

Each Facility Completed a Thorough Review Process

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - June 12, 2015) - Thirty-five facilities have demonstrated their commitment to patient safety by gaining accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) in May. AAAASF is celebrating its 35th year of promoting the highest quality patient safety in the ambulatory surgery setting (office-based or outpatient), as well as rehabilitation and outpatient therapy agencies and rural health clinics.

AAAASF requires 100 percent compliance with all accreditation standards and does not offer partial accreditation. If a facility fails to meet any standard, it must correct the deficiency or risk denial or loss of accreditation.

To earn accreditation, these facilities passed inspection on hundreds of important criteria concerning patient safety:

  • Building Kid Steps LLC in Victoria, Texas
  • Daniel Brauman, M.D., P.C. in White Plains, New York
  • Regional Women's Health Group, LLC in Voorhees, New Jersey
  • Bajaj Plastic Surgery LLC in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Gramercy Park Physicians, LLP in New York, New York
  • CPI Surgery Center in Torrance, California
  • Peconic Bay Primary Medical Care, P.C. in Manorville, New York
  • OCH Jasper County Clinic - Carthage Campus in Carthage, Missouri
  • Perry County Memorial Hospital in Leopold, Indiana
  • Dedicated Medical Professional Management LLC in El Paso, Texas
  • Genesis Rehabilitation Services in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Tell City Clinic in Tell City, Indiana
  • Menavry, LLC in Oakdale, Los Angeles
  • Genesis Rehabilitation Services in Staunton, Virginia
  • CORA Rehabilitation Clinics - Melbourne in Melbourne, Florida
  • Edward O. Terino Inc. in Agoura Hills, California
  • The Vascular Group, PLLC in Glens Falls, New York
  • Aric J Eckhardt M.D. SC in Moline, Illinois
  • Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Osceola, Missouri
  • Ida County Iowa Community Hospital in Odebolt, Iowa
  • Coastal View Surgery Center in Santa Barbara, California
  • Kruger Orthopedic Clinic in Edmonds, Washington
  • Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group, APC in Brawley, California
  • James A. Brady, M.D., PC in Southampton, New York
  • Mercy Health Physicians Partners in Ludington, Michigan
  • Gary S. Kasten D.O., P.C. in Oakdale, New York
  • Advanced Digestive Center in Metuchen, New Jersey
  • Langlade Hospital-Hotel Dieu of St. Joseph of Antigo, Wisconsin in Elcho, Wisconsin
  • Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services, Inc. in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • St. Joseph Health Services, Inc. in Elroy, Wisconsin
  • Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center LLC in Liberty, Texas
  • Laguna Surgical Institute, LLC in Laguna Beach, California
  • Zeitoun Medical, PLLC in New York, New York
  • Jones Plastic Surgery Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Genesis Rehabilitation Services in Pinehurst, North Carolina

AAAASF facility inspectors are board certified medical specialists trained to perform a thorough and complete facility inspection. AAAASF facility inspectors follow a regimented procedure to inspect an outpatient surgery facility in the following categories:

  • General Environment
  • Operating Room Environment, Policy and Procedures
  • Recovery Room Environment, Policy and Procedures
  • General Safety in the Facility
  • Blood and Medications
  • Medical Records
  • Quality Assessment and Quality Improvement
  • Personnel
  • Anesthesia

About the AAAASF

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) was established in 1980 to standardize and improve the quality of medical and surgical care in outpatient facilities and assure the public that patient safety is top priority in an accredited facility. More than 2,300 outpatient facilities are accredited by AAAASF, one of the largest not-for-profit accrediting organizations in the United States. Surgeons, legislators, state and national health agencies and patients acknowledge that AAAASF sets the "gold standard" for quality patient care.

AAAASF programs include surgical, procedural, oral maxillofacial, international surgical and dental. AAAASF is also deemed by Medicare to accredit ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation and outpatient therapy agencies and rural health clinics. For more information, visit http://www.aaaasf.org or Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Kim Kubiak
    Associate Director, Public Relations and Marketing
    847-775-7915
    kim@aaaasf.org