What Does it Mean to Be an Accredited Surgery Center?

‚ÄčDid you know that our surgery centers have already attained or are seeking voluntary accreditation? Accreditation means that the center has achieved adherence to the exacting standards and guidelines established by the national accrediting bodies such as the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc., or The Joint Commission.

Like Medicare certification, achieving accreditation is a hallmark of surgery center quality and requires a substantial commitment of time and resources. Center and corporate staff devote their efforts to understanding, implementing and documenting the ways in which each surgery center meets (or exceeds) the specifications required for accreditation. We conduct mock surveys in advance of the actual visits by the accrediting organizations in order to be fully prepared.

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