43 Facilities Earn AAAASF Accreditation in August, September

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Review process successfully completed for patient safety measures

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) accredited 43 new facilities in August and September, including one in El Salvador. 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:

  •     Steve Laverson, MD, A Professional Corporation in San Diego, California, also doing business as Feel Beautiful Plastic Surgery
  •     El Dorado Surgical Center in San Mateo, California    
  •     Illinois Valley Community Hospital    in Oglesby, Illinois, also doing business as IVCH Medical Group
  •     Binod Shah, MD, PC in Yonkers, New York
  •     Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru, Illinois, also doing business as IVCH Medical Group
  •     Robert G R Lang, MD Inc. PS in Olympia, Washington, also doing business as Olympia Ambulatory Neurosurgery Center
  •     Hadi Medical Group, Long Beach, New York
  •     Vascular Interventional Associates, PC in Lancaster, New York
  •     Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services LLC in Plano, Texas, also doing business as Genesis Rehabilitation Services
  •     62 East 88th Street Surgical, PC in New York, New York, also doing business as Parkside Surgical
  •     Laser Surgery Holding Company LTD in Tempe, Arizona
  •     St. Charles Surgical Center in Thousand Oaks, California
  •     South Central Kansas Clinic LLC in Arkansas City, Kansas
  •     Pain Consultants at Piedmont, LLC in Stockbridge, Georgia
  •     Gilbert, Barbee, Moore and McIlvoy, PSC in Bowling Green, Kentucky, also doing business as Graves Gilbert Clinic
  •     Northern Crescent Endoscopy Center LLC in Atlanta, Georgia
  •     Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery of Sumter, PA    in Sumter, South Carolina
  •     Reproductive Science Center of NJ in Eatontown, New Jersey
  •     Laser Vision Institute of the Virgin Islands     in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
  •     Woodstock Endoscopy Center, LLC in Woodstock, Georgia
  •     Exceptional Medicine and Surgery, PC in New York, New York
  •     Restore Therapy Services of Florida, LLC in West Melbourne, Florida, also doing business as Restore Outpatient of Florida
  •     Legacy Healthcare Services, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri
  •     Richmond Medical Healthcare, PC in Staten Island, New York
  •     Houston Plastic Craniofacial Surgery Center-Spring Valley in Houston, Texas
  •     Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services Inc. in Tucson, Arizona
  •     Theracare Rehab, LLC in Spring Arbor, Michigan
  •     Midtown Endoscopy Center in Atlanta, Georgia
  •     Obesity El Salvador in San Salvador
  •     Magnolia Surgery Center, LLC in El Cajon, California
  •     East Brunswick Endoscopy Center, Inc. in East Brunswick, New Jersey
  •     Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru, Illinois
  •     Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Hepatology PLLC in Brooklyn, New York
  •     Westminster-Canterbury of Lynchburg, Inc. in Lynchburg, Virginia
  •     East Texas Medical Center Quitman in Grand Saline, Texas
  •     Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru, Illinois
  •     Gwinnett Endoscopy Center, LLC in Lawrenceville, Georgia
  •     Accord Physicians in Brooklyn, New York
  •     Carilion Healthcare Corporation in Roanoke, Virginia
  •     Central Park Medical Practice, PC in New York, New York
  •     Indiana Physical Therapy, Inc. in Warsaw, Indiana
  •     Illinois Valley Community Hospital in LaSalle, Illinois
  •     CORA Health Services Inc. in Sebring, Florida

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 aaaasf.org or Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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