The Next Frontier: Ambulatory and Outpatient Surgical Safety and Quality

Chapter

Abstract

The Ambulatory Surgical Center (“ASC”) can be a very safe place for the patient to receive surgical care so long as the Governing Board and leadership team strive to follow the rules, regulations, and standards that govern ASCs. The key to a successful outcome for a patient is a highly trained staff who understands the principles of safe practice. The ambulatory industry is ever-expanding and the increasingly complicated cases are driving the need for ASCs to track patient outcomes and closely assess their practice for quality safe care for the patient.

Keywords

QAPI Analyze Proactive Outcome Outpatient surgical safety 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SurgeryDirect LLCHighland VillageUSA

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