56 facilities earn AAAASF accreditation in April and May

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Review process successfully completed for patient safety measures

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) accredited 56 new facilities in April and May. AAAASF promotes the highest quality patient safety in the ambulatory surgery setting (office-based or outpatient) and rehabilitation and outpatient therapy agencies, as well as 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:

  •     1st Step to Health Medical, PC in Brooklyn, New York
  •     Adam J. Rubinstein, MD, PA in Miami, Florida
  •     Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Center, LLC in Athens, Georgia
  •     Blackhawk Mangum, LLC in Altus, Oklahoma, also doing business as Quartz Mountain Medical Center
  •     Brill Surgery Center of North Florida in Gainesville, Florida
  •     Burgess Clinic in Whiting, Iowa
  •     Camarillo Surgical Center Associates, Inc. in Camarillo, California
  •     Cannelton Clinic in Cannelton, Indiana
  •     Center for Southside Surgery, LLC in Greenwood, Indiana
  •     Clinica El Lago, Inc. in Woodlake, California
  •     Community Therapies, Inc. in Clovis, New Mexico
  •     Cynthia M. Poulos, MD, LLC in Northborough, Massachusetts, also doing business as Classique Medical Spa
  •     Del Mar Surgery Center, Inc. in San Diego, California
  •     Delaware Institute for Reproductive Medicine, PA in Newark, Delaware
  •     Diaz Plastic Surgery in Biloxi, Mississippi
  •     Eaton County Health & Rehabilitation Services in Charlotte, Michigan, also doing business as Wellness 101
  •     Facial Plastic Surgicenter, Ltd. in Baltimore, Maryland
  •     Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services, LLC in East Lansing, Michigan
  •     Glow Plastic Surgery, PC in Raleigh, North Carolina
  •     Greater Atlanta Plastic Surgery Center in Alpharetta, Georgia
  •     Guanyin Surgery Center Inc. in Chino, California
  •     Harrisburg Medical Center, Inc. in Galatia, Illinois, also doing business as Galatia Primary Care
  •     High Point Plastic Surgery, LLC in Jupiter, Florida
  •     Hills & Dales General Hospital Inc. in Kingston, Michigan, also doing business as Kingston Family Practice
  •     Interventional Pain Medicine PC in South Richmond Hill, New York
  •     Kenneth T. Sumida, MD, Inc. in Folsom, California
  •     Kent V. Hasen, MD, PA, Aesthetic Surgery and Med Spa in Naples, Florida
  •     King-Chen Hon Office Based Endoscopy, PLLC in Flushing, New York, also doing business as Blossom Avenue Office Based Endoscopy, PLLC
  •     Klub 4 Kids Rehab, LLC in Pharr, Texas
  •     Lovelace Health Care Center in Roswell, New Mexico
  •     MedStar Medical Group of Southern Maryland, LLC in Waldorf, Maryland, also doing business as Maryland Healthcare Associates
  •     Metropolitan Gastroenterology, PC in Astoria, New York
  •     Moorings Park Outpatient Therapy in Naples, Florida
  •     Moses K. Shieh DO, PA in Fort Myers, Florida
  •     Mountain Grove Medical and Laser Center PC in Mountain Grove, Missouri
  •     National Spine and Pain Centers Holdings, LLC in Danbury, Connecticut, also doing business as Pain and Spine Specialists of Connecticut, LLC
  •     Northshore Ambulatory Surgery SC in Highland Park, Illinois
  •     OMH Medical Group in Indian River, Michigan
  •     Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset, PC in Great Neck, New York
  •     Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute Inc. PC in Vancouver, Washington
  •     Plastic Surgery Operative Suite, LLC in Valdosta, Georgia
  •     Precise Surgical PC in Brooklyn, New York
  •     Reagan Hospital District in Big Lake, Texas, also doing business as Hickman Rural Health Clinic
  •     Renee Burke, MD, PC in Barrington, Illinois
  •     Salmon Creek Plastic Surgery in Vancouver, Washington
  •     Sarath Reddy MD, PC in Astoria, New York, also doing business as Interboro Heart and Vascular
  •     Selarom Surgical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah
  •     Sky Surgery Center in Miami, Florida
  •     Spectrum Health United in Greenville, Michigan
  •     Spine and Pain Medical, PLLC in Scarsdale, New York
  •     Spring Fertility, LLC in San Francisco, California
  •     Surgical Associates Northwest, PC in Federal Way, Washington, also doing business as Rainier Surgical Center
  •     Unique Surgical Pavilion, LLC in New York, New York
  •     Valley Ambulatory Surgical Center in McAllen, Texas
  •     Walker County Hospital Corporation in Huntsville, Texas, also doing business as Huntsville Memorial Hospital
  •     William Purtill, MD, PC in Garden City, New York

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 outpatient surgical, procedural, oral maxillofacial, international surgical, rehabilitation 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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