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Certification is a 3-year specialty program that is focused on patient outcomes and built on accreditation requirements.

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care has developed an Advanced Orthopaedic Certification program for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) seeking recognition for their high quality of care and compliance with rigorous, specialty-focused standards.

This three-year certification program was designed by an expert panel of practicing professionals in orthopaedic and spine procedures. It builds on AAAHC accreditation, enabling an organization to showcase its commitment to patient safety and quality of care in delivering orthopaedic specialty services.