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Standards and checklist for accreditation of ambulatory surgery facilities

Standards and checklist for accreditation of ambulatory surgery facilities

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Published by The Association in Mundelein, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surgical clinics -- Accreditation.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementAmerican Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.
    ContributionsAmerican Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 2004/00030
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6898102M
    LC Control Number00702230

    At a minimum, outpatient facilities need to adhere to local, state, and federal requirements regarding reportable disease and outbreak reporting. Certain types of facilities (e.g., ambulatory surgical centers) may also be subject to additional HAI surveillance or process measure reporting requirements, for example as part of accreditation, Medicare. Office-Based Anesthesia Accreditation Varies; Most Sites Have None At All. JCAHO (the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations), AAAHC (the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care), and AAAASF (the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities) are accreditation organizations which have received “deemed” status from .

    Selecting A Consultant. News & Press Releases. Find a Healthcare Oganization. AAAHC Board of Directors. Board Committee Portal. My Committee Portal. Accreditation Services Staff. Association Collaboration. Current Openings. News & Resources. AAAHC Newsletters. AAAHC Responses to Proposed Legislation. Health Care Resources. HIPAA Resources. The Accreditation Handbook for Ambulatory Health Care is designed for ambulatory health care organizations seeking AAAHC accreditation. This Handbook is not intended for organizations that participate in the AAAHC Medicare Deemed Status program through AAAHC or those that are seeking an initial AAAHC/Medicare Deemed Status survey.

    Through my experience as a surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), chairman of the standards committee for the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), an adviser for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and a surveyor for. To meet the needs of procedural ambulatory facilities posed by increasing safety standards and state regulatory initiatives nationwide, AAAASF has developed a set of accreditation standards specific to procedural, non-surgical facilities. They are intended for ambulatory facilities performing.


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Standards and checklist for accreditation of ambulatory surgery facilities Download PDF EPUB FB2

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) conducts an accreditation program that certifies that an accredited facility meets nationally recognized standards.

The accreditation program is conducted by physicians, podiatrists, and oral maxillofacial surgeons who determine the. The AAAASF Procedural Facility Accreditation Program The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc.

(AAAASF) conducts a procedural facility accreditation program that verifies that a facility meets nationally recognized safety Size: 1MB. The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) is an accreditation program certifying to the medical community and the lay community at large that a surgical facility meets nationally recognized standards.

The accreditation program is operated by physicians who set and evaluate the standards under the. The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) conducts a procedural facility accreditation program that verifies that a facility meets nationally recognized safety standards.

The procedural facility accreditation program is conducted by physicians and nurses who. Ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) are subject to an interlocking series of state, federal and voluntary regulation and accreditation standards. They are designed to ensure that patients receive safe, quality services.

The following is a brief summary. State licensure: In 46. Ambulatory Surgery Centers. The Standards Sampler contains a few selected standards from each of the 15 standards chapters to illustrate the types of issues that accreditation addresses. As you review the Standards Sampler, please note the structure of each standard.

The Standard itself is a statement that defines the performance expectations. Ambulatory Surgery Center Accreditation Ambulatory Care accreditation applies to organizations with “health care occupancy,” providing care to four or more individuals at the same time, who are either rendered incapable of self-preservation in an emergency or are undergoing general anesthesia.

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) AAAHC has been surveying and accrediting ambulatory surgery centers since our founding in The AAAHC holds Medicare deemed status from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Accreditation surveys can be combined with, or independent of, Medicare surveys. For almost 45 years, we've helped Ambulatory Care organizations meet and exceed rigorous performance standards for improved patient safety and enhanced quality outcomes.

Get started on your path to ambulatory care accreditation today. Learn the Basics. Prepare for Your Survey. Sustain Your Accreditation. Excel After Accreditation.

Learn the Basics. The Gold Standard In Accreditation on AAAASF Grand Avenue, Suite Gurnee, IL Phone: Phone (Toll Free): Whether you’re anticipating a surgical procedure, selecting a pediatrician for your newborn, or something in-between, you expect safe, high-quality care.

The AAAHC certificate of accreditation is a sign that a health care organization meets or exceeds nationally recognized Standards.

This first-of-its-kind Joint Commission accreditation prep guide was developed by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) specifically for surgical settings. The Survey Readiness Guide for Surgical Settings: Standards, Tracers, and Tools provides standards, tracers, and tools geared toward perioperative care in OBS practices and ASCs.

The standards focus on important patient, individual, or resident care and organization functions that are essential to providing safe, high quality care. The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards set expectations for organization performance that are reasonable, achievable and surveyable.

The following is a list of the major items overlooked in ambulatory surgery center accreditation, as noted by the three major ASC accreditation agencies: Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, The Joint Commission and the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.

CBAHI Standards National standards set the best measurable, realizable and assessable performance. A standard is a statement of excellence, or an explicit predetermined expectation that defines the key functions, activities, processes and structures required for healthcare facilities to assure the provision of safe and quality care and services.

The Standards of Chap Pharmaceutical Services, are relevant to most organizations seeking AAAHC-accreditation. ASCs, office- based surgical facilities, and most primary care settings, including dental offices, store, administer, or dispense medications, and/or medical supplies.

Often, these are focused surveys that do not include all core Standards (Chapters of the Accreditation Handbook). The data represent complete surveys. The chart to the right shows the distribution of surveys for this period by the most commonly self-identified organizational types: ambulatory surgery center (ASC), Medicare Deemed Status.

The book breaks down the latest Joint Commission standards in a mock survey checklist format and guides you through practice tracers throughout your organization. Use these tools to train chapter leaders and committee members to easily delegate the right forms to. Standards remains the same in both books, but our Standards and the CMS Conditions for Coverage have been interwoven and some policies and procedures are unique to Medicare Deemed Status Surveys.

For smaller surgical organizations, there is the Accreditation Handbook for Office-Based Surgery. The Guidelines for Optimal Office-Based Surgery developed by the Board of Governor's Committee on Ambulatory Surgical Care is a comprehensive, commonsense application of good surgical principles to an outpatient setting.

Included in these guidelines are sections on Administration, Facility Design, Ancillary Services, Surgical Care and Quality. After 23 years of supporting quality in medicine, the Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ) is winding down its operations. This is not an immediate closure. However, IMQ has begun the process of limiting its operations and some of its services in anticipation of closing.

As we begin the wind down process, we seek to do it in a manner that.Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)—as well as other regulatory agencies place a high emphasis on safe patient care.The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, also known as AAAHC or the Accreditation Association, is a private, non-profit organization formed in It is a leader in developing standards to advance and promote patient safety, quality and value for ambulatory health care through peer-based accreditation processes, education and.