AAAASF Appoints New Vice President of Standards and Enters 36th Year of Promoting Patient Safety

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The board of directors for the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) elected Dr. William B. Rosenblatt to its executive committee March 5. He has served on the board of directors since 2014.

Dr. William B. Rosenblatt

We are very pleased to welcome Bill to the AAAASF executive committee. His experienced leadership, commitment to patient safety and surgical expertise make him a valuable contributor to AAAASF as we continue to grow our business and mission of safety.

The board of directors for the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) elected Dr. William B. Rosenblatt to its executive committee March 5. He has served on the board of directors since 2014.

Rosenblatt earned his medical degree from New York Medical College and his Bachelor of Science degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He served as a plastic surgery and surgical resident at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and as an otolaryngology resident at Metropolitan Hospital in New York. The American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery certify him. He has served elected positions on the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY), New York County Medical Society and New York Regional Plastic Surgery Society. He also has served on the New York State Committee on Quality Assurance in Office-Based Surgery and the National Quality Forum’s Ambulatory and Office-Based Surgery Technical Advisory Panel for Serious Reportable Events in Healthcare.

AAAASF President Dr. Foad Nahai said, “We are very pleased to welcome Bill to the AAAASF executive committee. His experienced leadership, commitment to patient safety and surgical expertise make him a valuable contributor to AAAASF as we continue to grow our business and mission of safety.”

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 2,400 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 approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation and outpatient physical therapy agencies, as well as rural health clinics. For more information, visit http://www.aaaasf.org or Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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