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Congratulations to our team at Surgical Center of the Rockies for achieving AAAHC Accreditation!
Congratulations to our team at Surgical Center of the Rockies for achieving AAAHC Accreditation!

October 21, 2016

Surgical Center of the Rockies (SCOR) has achieved a three-year accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), with Medicare Deemed Status. This accreditation recognizes this center as providing exceptional quality care to its patients and is evaluated by an external source. At Practice Partners in Healthcare (PPH), we highly value the achievement of accreditation by the AAAHC. This inspection is an extensive and detailed on-site survey by administrators, physicians, nurses and life safety qualified experts. We truly believe that AAAHC accreditation sets ASCs apart and promotes each facility to be a leader in quality, safety and efficient outpatient surgical services. "We are very proud of how hard the team worked to prepare for this accreditation and regulatory survey! It was a great learning experience for the team" stated Lee Anne Blackwell, VP of Clinical Services at PPH. "This survey with deemed status certification combines the Medicare inspection component which is added to the survey process to ensure that the surgery center is in full compliance with Medicare regulatory requirements. The report of findings from AAAHC revealed no clinical deficiencies! Congratulations to the team at the Surgical Center of the Rockies!” To find out more about SCOR, visit http://www.scrockies.com/ About AAAHC: 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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