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What does our Accreditation symbol mean?

When you see ‘Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc’, you know that this health care provider is committed to quality care. Always look for this symbol when seeking treatment from an outpatient facility: on the center’s web site or in the reception area.

This health care organization is accredited by teh Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), the nation’s leading accrediting organization of outpatient facilities.

Being accredited means that this organization has undergone a rigorous professional scrutiny by highly qualified AAAHC professionals and found to provide quality care. So congratulations, you’ve made an excellent choice.

AAAHC Accreditation means this organization:

  • Was visited by experienced AAAHC health care professionals
  • Was measured against nationally recognized standards of care
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to maintaining patient safety
  • Is dedicated to protecting your privacy
  • Meets all federal, state and local laws as well as AAAHC Standards for the care it provides
  • Economics and Business

What is AAAHC?

AAAHC, or the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc., is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1979 to assist ambulatory health care organizations in improving the quality of care provided to patients. We do this by establishing, reviewing, and revising Standards, measuring performance, and providing consultation and education.

Ref: AAAHC official Website:

What kinds of organizations AAAHC accredits?

AAAHC accredits many kinds of organizations such as:

    • Outpatient health care and surgery centers
    • College and university health centers
    • Medical and dental group practices
    • Medical homes
    • Community health centers
    • Indian health centers
    • Urgent care centers
    • Diagnostic imaging centers
    • US Military health care facilities

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