2015 Dine & Discover Educational Events

    Here is a great chance to get together with other ASC facilities for an evening of networking, education, dinner, and fun! Events are hosted by your Arizona Ambulatory Surgery Center Association in conjunction with sponsors and local facilities. Please enjoy these educational offerings.   Please click here for a printable flyer: 2015 Dine & Discovers … Read more

CMS Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program Deadline Extended for ASC-8 (Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Data)

The annual deadline for ASCs to submit ASC-8: Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Healthcare Personnel data has been extended to August 15, 2015 from the original date of May 15, 2015. ASCs now have until August 15, 2015 to report their healthcare worker influenza vaccination summary data for the 2014/2015 flu season (October 1, 2014 to … Read more

ASCA Ebola Information Center for ASCs

New Ebola Information Center for ASCs ASCA has created an Ebola Information Center with resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries … Read more

International Infection Prevention Week October 19-25, 2014

        Infection prevention is everyone’s business. To heighten awareness of the need to protect patients from healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), the Arizona HAI Advisory Committee is partnering with the Grand Canyon Chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) to support International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), which occurs globally … Read more

Thank you to all outgoing AASCA Board Members!

The AASCA Board is looking forward to another great year serving the membership by providing relevant website content, state-specific valuable resources, educational and networking opportunities, and a stellar annual conference! None of this would be possible without the hard work of your AASCA Board members. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the … Read more

September 17th Dine & Discover

September Dine & Discover Sponsored by:                   Join us for our Quarterly Dine & Discover FREE FOR AASCA MEMBERS Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Location:  Downside Risk Restaurant & Bar 8989 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 (480)-245-6513 RSVP (via text, email or … Read more