54 facilities earn AAAASF accreditation in June and July after successfully completing patient safety review process

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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.

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) accredited 54 new facilities in June and July. 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:

  •     Ida County Iowa Community Hospital in Mapleton, Iowa, also doing business as Horn Physicians Clinic Mapleton
  •     Stephen A. Sachs, P.C. in West Islip, New York
  •     Galion OB/GYN in Galion, Ohio
  •     MCH Primary Care Mt. Gilead in Mt. Gilead, Ohio
  •     Vignendra Ariyarajah, MD, PLLC in Brooklyn, New York
  •     Lowcountry Gastroenterology, PA in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  •     Elite Surgery Center, LLC in Uniontown, Pennsylvania
  •     737 Park Avenue Surgery Suite P.C. in New York, New York
  •     LB Surgical Center, LLC in Long Beach, California
  •     Chesapeake Plastic Surgery Suite in Pasadena, Maryland
  •     Central Avenue Office Based Surgery P.C. in Scarsdale, New York, also doing business as Central Avenue Office Based Surgery P.C.
  •     Baytown Endoscopy Center, LLC in Baytown, Texas
  •     TLC Rehab, Inc. in Oviedo, Florida
  •     New York Medical Sciences, P.C. in New York, New York, also doing business as CCRM New York
  •     Arete Rehabilitation in Amesbury, Massachusetts
  •     NY Facial Surgery in New York, New York
  •     Rehabclinics PTA Inc. in Aventura, Florida, also doing business as Select Physical Therapy
  •     Midwest Medical Center in Elizabeth, Illinois, also doing business as Midwest Health Clinic of Elizabeth
  •     CORA Health Services, Inc. in Kissimmee, Florida
  •     Little Tesoros Therapy Services, LLP in Austin, Texas
  •     Amen Clinic, Inc., A Medical Corporation in New York, New York
  •     Idaho SurgiCenter South, Inc. in Pocatello, Idaho
  •     North Jersey Vascular Center, LLC in Clifton, North Jersey
  •     18 East Medical, PLLC in New York, New York
  •     Family Medicine in San Jose, California
  •     Just 4 Kids Pediatrics in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
  •     Righteous Rehab, Inc. in Tamarac, Florida
  •     RehabCare Group East Inc. in West Palm Beach, Florida
  •     Gastroenterology Consultants of Long Island, PC in New Hyde Park, New York, also doing business as Accredited Endoscopy services, OBS
  •     Genesis Rehabilitation Services Inc. in Merrillville, Indiana
  •     Prime Oak Group, LLC in San Antonio, Texas, also doing business as SA Heart, Vascular & Rhythm Center
  •     Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services, LLC in Lafayette, Colorado
  •     Five Star Rehabilitation and Wellness Services, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware
  •     Westfield Plastic Surgical Center, LLC in Springfield, New Jersey
  •     Laramie Peak Therapies, LLC in Saratoga, Wyoming
  •     Southern Crescent Endoscopy Center, LLC in Stockbridge, Georgia
  •     Neuro Pain Care, P.C. in Jericho, New York
  •     Little Lighthouse Children’s Rehab in Alice, Texas
  •     ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP in Rockville Centre, New York, also doing business as Rockville Center Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •     Digestive and Liver Disease Care in Charleston, South Carolina
  •     The Plastic Surgical Center of Mississippi, LLC in Flowood, Mississippi
  •     Premier Surgical Associates, PLLC in Knoxville, Tennessee
  •     Comprehensive Health for All Fertility Medical Group Inc. in Los Angles, California
  •     Washington County Hospital in Washington, Kansas, also doing business as Family Medicine of Washington County
  •     Newbridge Surgery Center at Prince Frederick, LLC in Prince Frederick, Maryland
  •     Cooper Institute for Reproductive Hormonal Disorders, PC in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
  •     Nephrology Associates PC in Nashville, Tennessee, also doing business as Vascular Access Associates
  •     Cottonwood Inn, Inc. in Durango, Colorado, also doing business as Cottonwood Inn Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center
  •     Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery in Santa Barbara, California
  •     Columbia Surgical Institute, LLC in Elkridge, Maryland
  •     Advanced Physical Therapy Services, LTD in Moline, Illinois, also doing business as Advanced Rehab and Sports Medicine
  •     CAH Acquisition Company 2 LLC in Altamont, Kansas, also doing business as Altamont Community Clinic
  •     Hawthorne Surgery Center, LLC in Athens, Georgia
  •     Riverwalk Surgery Center, LLC in Riverside, California, also doing business as Precision Surgery Center

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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