69 Health Care Facilities Earn AAAASF Accreditation for Patient Safety

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The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) began 2016 by accrediting 69 new facilities in the first three months. 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:

  • Fertility Lab Sciences of Minneapolis in Edina, Minnesota; also doing business as CCRM Minneapolis
  • North Shore Vascular Surgery, PC in Port Jefferson, New York        
  • Menavry, LLC in Oakdale, Louisiana; also doing business as Newman Family Clinic
  • GoldStep Ambulatory Surgery Center, LLC in Brooklyn, New York        
  • Aurora Plastic Surgery, LLC in Fairbanks, Alaska; also doing business as WW Enterprise
  • The Vascular Group PLLC in Albany, New York        
  • Legacy Healthcare Services, Inc. in Riverview, Florida        
  • Alegria Pediatric Rehab Center, LLC in Harlingen, Texas        
  • Beverly Hills Dermatology Surgery Center in Beverly Hills, California        
  • Gardner Plastic Surgery in Naples, Florida        
  • Diversified Ambulatory Surgical Medical Center in Newport Beach, California; also doing business as Newport Crest Surgical Center
  • Cedar Falls Lutheran Home in Cedar Falls, Iowa; also doing business as New Aldaya Outpatient Therapy
  • Legacy Healthcare Services, Inc. in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Jennings American Legion Hospital, Inc. in Jennings, Louisiana; also doing business as JALH Physician Clinics
  • Champion Fitness, Inc. in Newton, Illinois        
  • Presbyterian Homes Outpatient Rehabilitation Agency, LLC in Evanston, Illinois
  • Beverly Hills Specialty Care Surgery, PC in Los Angeles, California        
  • Weiser Valley Hospital District in Weiser, Idaho
  • Specialty Eyecare Centre, PLLC in Bellevue, Washington        
  • American Fertility Services Corporation in New York, New York; also doing business as Neway Medical, PC
  • Legacy Healthcare Services, Inc. in Washington, DC
  • Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services, Inc. in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Gendal-Kusnitz OB/GYN, MD, PC in Lake Success, New York        
  • Robert M. Lazar, MD, PC in Commack, New York        
  • Doctor Yio Medical Service, PC in Flushing, New York        
  • Innovative Surgery Center, LLC in Havre de Grace, Maryland        
  • Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario, Inc. in Fruitland, Idaho
  • North Charlotte Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, PA in Huntersville, North Carolina
  • Phoenix Heart, PLLC in Glendale, Arizona        
  • Ben J. Tittle, MD, PA in Dallas, Texas; also doing business as Plastic Surgery of Texas
  • IMH Multi-Specialty Physicians Clinic in Watseka, Illinois        
  • Women's Care in Eugene, Oregon        
  • Lakeview Village, Inc. in Lenexa, Kansas; also doing business as Lakeview Village Outpatient Therapy
  • Pacific Cataract & Laser Institute, Inc. PC in Lewiston, Idaho        
  • Dermatologic Procedures of Queens County, PC in Fresh Meadows, New York    
  • Majid Jamali, DMD, PC in New York, New York; also doing business as Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of New York
  • Noone Plastic Surgery Institute in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • New Life Medical Esthetics & Wellness, PLLC in Brooklyn, New York        
  • R & N Anesthesia, PLLC in Carmel, New York        
  • Jupiter Surgery Center, LLC in Jupiter, Florida        
  • Spectrum Surgicare, LLC in Boynton Beach, Florida
  • Skypoint Surgical Suite, Inc. in Schaumburg, Illinois        
  • The Trustee of Columbia University in the City of New York, also doing business as Columbia Doctors GI Endoscopy
  • Southwest Plastic Surgery, PA in El Paso, Texas        
  • Abilene White Rock Surgery Center, LLC in Abilene, Texas        
  • RCK Surgical Associates, Inc. in Pearland, Texas        
  • Ovation Anesthesiology Services, PLLC in New York, New York        
  • Westchester Women's Medical Healthcare in Mount Vernon, New York        
  • Karan Johar, MD, PLLC in New York, New York        
  • Avalon Surgery and Robotic Center, LLC in Glendale, California        
  • Sinai Diagnostics and Interventional Radiology, PC in Brooklyn, New York        
  • Carlinville Area Hospital in Carlinville, Illinois
  • Genesis Eldercare Rehabilitation Services Inc. at Sun City West, Arizona
  • Farshad Shafizadeh, MD, PC in New York, New York        
  • Greater Washington Plastic Surgery Associates in Falls Church, Virginia        
  • Great Lakes Ambulatory Surgery Center, LLC in Mentor, Ohio        
  • Paramount Surgery Center, LLC in Paramount, California        
  • Palos Verdes Skin Surgery Center, Inc. in Rolling Hills Estates, California        
  • Artisan Surgery Center, LLC in Toledo, Ohio        
  • Adventist Health Community Care in Madera Ranchos, California        
  • Adventist Health Community Care in Oakhurst, California        
  • Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute, Inc. PC in Yakima, Washington        
  • Melanie A. Reaves, PLLC in Savannah, Tennessee; also doing business as The Family Clinic
  • Family Care Clinic in Sterling, Colorado; also doing business as Banner Health Center Sterling
  • Hackensack Interventional Institute in Hackensack, New Jersey        
  • Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset, PC in Great Neck, New York        
  • Kenneth T. Sumida, MD, Inc. in Folsom, California; also doing business as Sumida Surgery Center
  • Del Mar Surgery Center, Inc. in San Diego, California        
  • Northshore Ambulatory Surgery SC in Highland Park, Illinois

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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