Patient Safety

What makes us different? Find out why thousands
know us as the Gold Standard in Accreditation...

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High Standards

Raising the bar for patient safety means choosing
the right accrediting organization...

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Peace of Mind

Knowing that a facility is accredited by AAAASF
assures that extra steps were taken for patient safety...

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We offer a hands-on, step-by-step approach to help
facilities through the accreditation process...

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We maintain the highest standards in outpatient accreditation


We provide dedicated specialists to help with the accreditation process


We champion patient safety worldwide and have for nearly 40 years

Learn how to become accredited in one of our Outpatient Programs which are designed to promote optimal patient safety in an office-based setting.
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Our standards meet or exceed Medicare and Medicaid certification standards. Learn how to become accredited through one of our Medicare Programs.
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Our International Programs certify that a facility has met internationally recognized standards. Learn how to become accredited through one of our International Programs.
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Help Support Patient Safety

Please help support patient safety with your contribution to the Educational Foundation...

Peer Review is Open

Peer Review online reporting is open for cases performed during 2017 Period 1 (first half of 2017)...

New ASC Standard

AAAASF Medicare Surgical Standard V6.7 (ASC) will become effective February 13, 2017...

CMS Emergency Preparedness Rules Update

Attention all Medicare program applicants and enrolled facilities. This announcement pertains...

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Aug 15, 2017
Dr. Richard W. Hillyer to present 'Financial Fundamentals for the Rehab Manager' at the 2017 NARA Fall Meeting
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May 10, 2017
President Dr. David Watts, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, and Director of Accreditation Tom Terranova conducted a presentation covering several topics related to outpatient safety and the future of ambulatory care.
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Feb 01, 2017
Over the years, AAAASF has designed new programs, refined standards and hosted surveyor training sessions that have engaged medical professionals. This new patient safety product will help facilities further educate patients on the benefits and importance of accreditation.
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Jan 20, 2017
The Hasan Surgery Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Center, located in Dubai Health Care City, specializes in plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.
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