October 30, 2018

AAAHC launches 3-year Advanced Orthopaedic Certification program

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) announced on October 25 that it has launched an Advanced Orthopaedic Certification program for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) performing total joints and spine procedures.

The 3-year certification program was designed by an expert panel of practicing orthopaedic and spine professionals for ASCs seeking recognition for high quality of care and compliance with rigorous standards.

AAAHC-accredited ASCs can choose from either total joint or spine advanced certification or pursue a combined certification that addresses both services.

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