Panhandle Outpatient Surgery Center is currently seeking accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare, Inc. (AAAHC). The status as an accredited organization means Panhandle Outpatient Surgery Center has passed a series of rigorous and nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality healthcare, set by AAAHC.
AAAHC is a private nonprofit organization formed in 1979. It is a leader in developing standards to advance and promote patient safety, quality care, and value for ambulatory healthcare through peer-based accreditation processes, education, and research. Certificates of accreditation are awarded to organizations that are found to be in compliance with AAAHC standards.