• AAAHC releases new standards

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care published the 41st edition of the Accreditation Handbook for Medicare Deemed Status Sept. 1.
  • 4 common deficiencies from the 2020 HFAP Quality Review 

    HFAP released its 2020 HFAP Quality Review, which highlights industry trends based on deficiencies noted during surveys of acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, laboratories and ASCs. 
  • AAAHC pivots to virtual conference

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care moved its Achieving Accreditation conference to an online setting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • New York hospital cardiology department gets echocardiography operation reaccredited

    The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission reaccredited Batavia, N.Y.-based Rochester Regional Health United Memorial Medical Center Department of Cardiology's echocardiology operation for three years, The Daily News reports.
  • State ASC organization adds 6 members to its ranks

    The New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers welcomed half a dozen new members.
  • 2 Summit Orthopedics ASCs clinch quality designation — 3 details

    Blue Cross Blue Shield recognized Eagan (Minn.) Surgery Center and Vadnais (Minn.) Heights Surgery Center for excellence in clinical care and patient outcomes.
  • Georgia hospital earns AHA quality achievement award

    The American Heart Association bestowed its Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award to Rome, Ga.-based Redmond Regional Medical Center, CoosaValleyNews.com reports.
  • Mississippi surgery center earns AAAHC orthopedic certification

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care awarded the Flowood-based Surgery Center at Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center its advanced orthopedic certification in total joint replacements and complex spine procedures, the Madison County Journal reports.
  • National body recognizes GI center where improvement mindset reigns

    Sansum Clinic's gastroenterology ASC in Santa Barbara, Calif., was accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, according to Noozhawk.
  • AAAASF accredits Texas surgery center

    The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities accredited the Shavano Park, Texas-based surgery center of Robert Young, MD.
  • Spine ASC gains Blue Distinction Center+ status — 3 things to know

    Cincinnati-based Mayfield Spine Surgery Center was designated a Blue Distinction Center+ For Spine Surgery by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in Ohio.
  • Envision recertified as a designated patient safety organization

    The Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality recertified the Nashville, Tenn.-based Envision Healthcare Center for Quality and Patient Safety as a federally certified Patient Safety Organization.
  • Clinical research site gains top-grade ASC accreditation

    The JBR Clinical Research surgical center received accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.
  • Texas hospital earns center of excellence designation

    Midland (Texas) Memorial Hospital's spine surgery program celebrated a pair of milestones when its center was certified and then earned an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence designation, MRT reports.
  • AAAHC to release new standards

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care will release the 41st version of its standards in the Accreditation Handbook for Ambulatory Health Care.
  • New Mexico heart center reaccredited

    Las Cruces, N.M.-based Mountain View Regional Medical Center was reaccredited by the American College of Cardiology, renewing its Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI, The Las Cruces Bulletin reports.
  • AAAHC issues guidance on survey resumption

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care resumed on-site surveys June 1, and recently issued some follow-up guidance for surgery centers.
  • Michigan ASC upholds 16-year accreditation streak

    Copper Ridge Surgery Center in Traverse City, Mich., was reaccredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, according to the Traverse City Record-Eagle.
  • WVU Medicine reups metabolic, bariatric surgery accreditation

    Morgantown, W.Va.-based WVU Medicine Bariatrics was reaccredited as a comprehensive center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
  • AAAHC's 5 most common deficiencies during surveys & more insights

    The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare released its 2020 Quality Roadmap, which identifies high-compliance areas and improvement opportunities from surveys conducted in 2019.

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