What is AAAHC Accreditation?

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1979 to assist ambulatory health care organizations to improve the quality of care provided to patients. Considered the leader in ambulatory health care accreditation, the AAAHC currently accredits over 4,000 organizations nationwide. The unique peer-based survey process utilizing practicing health care professionals, along with comprehensive education programs and industry-leading research capabilities are what set the AAAHC apart from other accreditation organizations.

Accreditation by the AAAHC ensures that our ambulatory surgery facility, Keystone Surgery Center (KSC), adopts the best practices in healthcare and complies with all nationally recognized health and safety standards. This accreditation also represents a benchmark recognized by medical societies, health insurance companies and both state and federal government agencies.

Only facilities certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care may display the AAAHC logo. This symbol of exceptional health care quality and safety is what you should look for when choosing a facility in which to undergo cosmetic and reconstructive surgery:

AAAHC Accredited

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