AAAASFEF to present patient safety summit

October 23, 2006

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Education Foundation (AAAASFEF), along with representatives from other organizations, will present a summit to enhance the level of patient safety in office-based surgery settings. The summit will take place on Jan. 26, 2007.

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Education Foundation (AAAASFEF), along with representatives from other organizations, will present a summit to enhance the level of patient safety in office-based surgery settings. The summit will take place on Jan. 26, 2007.

One of the key initiatives to be proposed will be to establish baseline information on the status of accreditation as a strategy by which to improve the level of patient safety in office-based surgery settings. The conference moderator will be Thomas Russell, MD, of the American College of Surgeons.

R. Scott Jones will discuss whether there is a need for evidence-based reporting to address safety issues. He will raise important questions about patient care. Visit www.aaaasf.org.