• Kentucky outpatient center earns ambulatory surgery facilities accreditation

    Lexington (Ky.) Plastic Surgery has been accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities. 
  • The Joint Commission announces 2022 safety award recipients

    The Joint Commission, in partnership with the National Quality Forum, has announced the recipients of the 2022 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, with honorees including individual physicians and care organizations. 
  • Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic earns AAAHC accreditation

    The Santa Ynez (Calif.) Tribal Health Clinic, located on the Santa Ynez Reservation, has renewed its national accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, according to a Jan. 4 report from Noozhawk.
  • 16 ASC accreditations in 2022

    From new spine ASC honors to new bariatric accreditations, here are 16 ASCs that have received new accreditations and honors in 2022. 
  • New Jersey medical center attains ACS Geriatric Surgery Verification

    Hackensack (N.J) University Medical Center has received Commitment Level status from the American College of Surgeons Geriatric Surgery Verification program, according to a Dec. 15 release from Hackensack Meridian Health.
  • Massachusetts ASC first in state to attain total joint accreditation

    The Surgery Center-Shrewsbury (Mass.) has received advanced certification in orthopedics for total joints from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. The Surgery Center is the first and only ASC in the state to receive this certification, according to a news release shared with Becker's Dec. 13.
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    Here are three new ASC accreditations Becker's has reported on since Nov. 28:
  • New Jersey children's ASC receives AAAHC accreditation

    Fairlawn, N.J.-based Abra Health's Children's Ambulatory Surgery Center has been recognized by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
  • Michigan ASC gains orthopedic certification

    Troy, Mich.-based UnaSource Surgery Center has snagged Advanced Orthopaedic Certification from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, the company said in a Nov. 28 email to Becker's. 
  • Tennessee ASC snags orthopedic accreditation

    Jackson, Tenn.-based Physicians Surgery Center is the first ASC in the state to achieve Advanced Orthopaedic Certification from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, the center said in a release emailed to Becker's Nov. 20.
  • AAAHC adds to its board of directors, names new leadership

    The ​​Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care on Nov. 7 named new officers and leadership to its board of directors.
  • 3 recent ASC accreditations

    From bariatric care to knee replacements, here are three new ASC accreditations Becker's has reported on since Aug. 23. 
  • Wyoming ASC first in the state to receive knee, hip replacement excellence award

    Powder River Surgery Center in Gillette, Wyo., has become the first clinic in the state to receive Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming's "Blue Circle of Excellence" designation for hip and knee replacements. 
  • Iowa orthopedic ASC earns accreditation

    The orthopedic surgery center affiliated with Des Moines, Iowa-based DMOS Orthopaedic Centers, Ankeny Medical Park Surgery Center & UnityPoint Health has earned the AAAHC advanced ortho certification accreditation, news station WHO reported Oct. 21. 
  • Pennsylvania hospital-owned ASC nabs Aetna quality distinction

    Sayre, Pa.-based Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital’s bariatric ASC was recognized by the Aetna Institutes of Quality, the Morning Times reported Aug. 23.
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    Here are three ASCs Becker's has reported on that have received accreditations since May 27:
  • Tennessee eye ASC wins quality improvement award

    The Knoxville (Tenn.) Ophthalmology ASC won the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care's 2021-22 Bernard A. Kershner Surgical/Procedural Care award.
  • Cincinnati ASC receives accreditation for ambulatory healthcare

    Best Surgery & Therapies, a spine and orthopedic ASC in Cincinnati, has been awarded accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
  • Alabama ASC receives heart care designation

    Surgery Center South in Dothan, Ala., earned the HeartSafe workplace designation, a certification given to workplaces that have employees trained to specifically combat sudden cardiac arrest, local news source the Dothan Eagle reported May 26. 
  • Limiting 1st-year residents' work hours improves patient safety, study finds

    Resident physician-reported medical errors and adverse events dropped by more than a third after physician work hours were limited to no more than 16 in a row, according to a study recently published in BMJ Quality & Safety.

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