TITLE

Freestanding surgery center goes from zero to being fully accredited in just 90 days

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Jun2011 Supplement 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a successful program which was implemented at the Spring Surgery Center in The Woodlands, Texas, that resulted in the facility becoming accredited in just 90 days.
ACCESSION #
60627348

 

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