Assessing Your Clinic’s Risk

AAAASF Executive Director, Thomas S. Terranova, JD MBA MA, contributed to the September issue of Aesthetics, Monthly Journal for Medical Aesthetic Professionals. In the…

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Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems

Not all Ambulatory Surgical Centers are required to be equipped with an automatic fire sprinkler system, but when installed, they are effective at mitigating the severity of…

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Biden Administration COVID-19 Action Plan will Require Vaccination for Many ASCs

On Thursday, September 9, the Biden administration released a six-pronged comprehensive COVID-19 Action Plan which contains a national strategy to combat the spread of the…

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New Standards - Step 1 to a Fully Digitized Survey

Update as of August 20: Since the draft standards are still under review by Federal and State regulatory bodies, AAAASF is extending the tentative implementation effective…

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Commemorating Juneteenth

Tomorrow is significant in the United States. June 19 has long been important to Black Americans as a commemoration of June 19, 1865, when the Emancipation Proclamation came…

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AAAASF Fee Schedule

The AAAASF commitment to patient safety is at the forefront of all we do, and as a not-for-profit corporation, we do not have shareholders to satisfy. However, as with all…

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AAAASF is saddened to announce Passing of John D. Newkirk, PhD MD

AAAASF is saddened to announce that John D. Newkirk, PhD MD, 77, passed away on February 16, 2021. Dr. Newkirk served on the AAAASF Board of Directors since 2008 and was…

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Outpatient Physical Therapy Facility Accreditation

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recently released an article titled Want to Become a Rehabilitation Agency Under Medicare? in the November edition of APTA…

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AAAASF Mourns the Loss of Past President Harlan Pollock

AAAASF is saddened to announce that Past President, Harlan Pollock, MD FACS, 82, passed away on September 30, 2020, in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Pollock served as AAAASF’s board…

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