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AAAHC Invites Qualified Health Care Professionals to Join its Team of Surveyors

(Skokie, Ill.) October 18, 2021 — Beginning today, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) encourages experienced and currently practicing health care professionals to apply to become a AAAHC surveyor. Qualified candidates include health care professionals such…

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AAAHC Board of Directors to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination for Surveyors

(Skokie, Ill.) September 15, 2021 — The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) Board of Directors and executive leadership team have adopted a new COVID-19 vaccination requirement for its community of surveyors. Download press release

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AAAHC’s Proven Expertise in Ambulatory Care Drives September Achieving Accreditation

(Skokie, Ill.) August 16, 2021 — The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) invites organizations to attend its virtual Achieving Accreditation conference taking place September 13-15. The virtual education conference provides organizations with trusted, expert guidance for…

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Newly released AAAHC Quality Roadmap Probes Data, Highlights Surveyor Insights

(Skokie, IL) June 16, 2021 – Today, AAAHC releases its 2021 Quality Roadmap, a comprehensive analysis of data from more than 1,120 accreditation surveys conducted in 2020. The Quality Roadmap serves as a resource for health care organizations…

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AAAHC Honors Winners of the Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Award

(Skokie, Ill.) May 19, 2021 – Today, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) revealed the winners of the Kershner QI Award during a virtual award ceremony, shining a spotlight on health care organizations across the country…

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AAAHC Unveils Brand-New Website, Fresh User Experience

(Skokie, Ill.) May 3, 2021 – The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) now offers a fresh digital experience for ambulatory health care organizations. Just launched, the completely redesigned website enhances user experience and facilitates access to…

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AAAHC Releases Toolkit to Advance Quality Improvement

(Skokie, Ill.) March 31, 2021 – The growth of patient visits and procedures performed in ambulatory health care facilities underscores the importance of examining and improving patient safety and providing better quality of care. The Accreditation Association for…

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AAAHC Publishes Toolkit for Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship

(Skokie, Ill.) February 22, 2021 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that drug-resistant bacteria cause at least 2.8 million illnesses and 35,000 deaths every year in the U.S.,1,2 making antimicrobial resistance a widely…

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AAAHC Releases Updated Ambulatory Procedure Toolkit for Obese Patients

(Skokie, Ill.) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity has nearly tripled worldwide since 1975 and is a “common, serious, and costly” issue. Increased obesity rates combined with an increase in the number and…

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AAAHC Publishes Revised Preoperative Evaluation and Testing Toolkit

(Skokie, Ill.) December 2, 2020 – The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) announces the release of a fully updated Ambulatory Surgery and Preoperative Evaluation and Testing Toolkit. Ambulatory surgery centers can utilize this toolkit to guide…

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