Mid Manhattan Oral Surgery Earns AAAASF Accreditation for Patient Safety
“Dr Calat’s Mid Manhattan Oral Surgery Office is pleased to announce that we have completed a thorough review process to earn AAAASF patient safety accreditation.”
May 20, 2015 – NEW YORK — Mid Manhattan Oral Surgery in New York City has demonstrated its commitment to patient safety by gaining accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF). AAAASF requires 100 percent compliance with all accreditation standards.
Mid Manhattan Oral Surgery is one of the first oral surgery practices in the NYC area to have obtained this distinction.Patients can rest assured that their wisdom teeth, dental implant and any other oral surgery procedures are being performed in one of the safest offices in NYC.
To earn its accreditation, Mid Manhattan Oral Surgery passed inspection on hundreds of important criteria concerning patient safety. AAAASF facility inspectors are board certified medical specialists trained to perform a thorough and complete facility inspection. AAAASF facility inspectors follow a regimented procedure to inspect an outpatient surgery facility in the following categories:
- General Environment
- Operating Room Environment, Policy and Procedures
- Recovery Room Environment, Policy and Procedures
- General Safety in the Facility
- Blood and Medications
- Medical Records
- Quality Assessment and Quality Improvement
About the AAAASF
The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) was established in 1980 to standardize and improve the quality of medical and surgical care in outpatient facilities and assure the public that patient safety is top priority in an accredited facility.
AAAASF is celebrating its 35th year of promoting the highest quality patient safety in the ambulatory surgery setting (office-based or outpatient).
More than 2,200 outpatient facilities are accredited by AAAASF, one of the largest not-for-profit accrediting organizations in the United States. Surgeons, legislators, state and national health agencies and patients acknowledge that AAAASF sets the “gold standard” for quality patient care.
AAAASF programs include surgical, procedural, oral maxillofacial, international surgical and dental. AAAASF is also deemed by Medicare to accredit ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation and outpatient therapy agencies and rural health clinics.
About Mid Manhattan Oral Surgery
Dr. Paul R. Calat – a Board Certified Oral Surgeon – manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial region. Dr. Calat has six years of advanced specialty training and multiple areas of expertise ranging from dental implants and bone grafting to wisdom teeth removal. He can also diagnose and treat oral pathology, facial injuries, TMJ disorders and performs a full range of procedures such as Teeth-in-an-Hour®, All-on-4® and Waterlase® laser treatments.
Dr. Paul Calat completed dental training at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Dr. Calat has earned the distinction of being named a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Calat is a faculty member of Beth Israel Medical Center, where he educates future Oral Surgeons.
Our team of oral surgeons, dental assistants, and insurance specialists will work with you to make your visit as comfortable as possible. We will make every effort to understand your needs and provide a caring and supportive environment.
Please visit our website for further information: http://midmanhattanoralsurgery.com
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