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...

New Procedural Standards Effective 1/31/2018

AAAASF is implementing new standards for the Procedural program...

Join Nebula Data Intel

Facilities may now register to participate in the Nebula Data Intel program.

CMS Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Plan Standards

Reminder that Medicare providers are required to meet the CMS Emergency Preparedness Standards in addition to the Disaster Plan Standards.

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Mar 13, 2018
In our ongoing series, Becker's ASC Review spoke with American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities’ Director of Accreditation Jeanne Henry about the organization's commonly cited deficiency related to administration of drugs.
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Mar 13, 2018
AAAASF's response to story on surgery center safety.
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Mar 02, 2018
The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association rebuked a story by Kaiser Health News and USA Today saying it misrepresented the safety and quality of outpatient surgery.
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