Cornerstone Surgicare, LLC achieved accreditation by the AAAHC on June 1st, 2016
October 11, 2016
Cornerstone Surgicare, LLC has achieved a three-year accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), with Medicare Deemed Status. Accreditation distinguishes this ambulatory center from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.
“Practice Partners in Healthcare (PPH) values the achievement of accreditation of the ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) that we serve”, stated Lee Anne Blackwell, VP of Clinical Services at PPH. Through the accreditation process, the ASCs experience an extensive, and thorough on-site survey by AAHC experts, administrators, physicians, nurses and life safety qualified inspectors.
“We are proud that these centers have achieved the highest level of accreditation to include The Medicare Deemed Status certification. AAAHC Accreditation sets the ASCs apart, promoting each facility as a community leader, providing high-quality, safe, cost effective and efficient outpatient surgical services.”
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, founded in 1979, is the leader in ambulatory health care accreditation with more than 6,000 organizations accredited nationwide. AAAHC accredits a variety of organizations including, ambulatory surgery centers, office-based surgery centers, endoscopy centers, student health centers, military health care clinics, and large medical and dental practices. AAAHC serves as an advocate for the provision of high-quality healthcare through the development of nationally recognized standards through its survey and accreditation programs. AAAHC accreditation is recognized as a symbol of quality by third-party payers, medical organizations, liability insurance companies, state and federal agencies and the public.
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