On February 22nd, 2017, Gateway Pediatric Surgery Center received AAAHC Accreditation.

The AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care) is a strict organization that only provides accreditation to ASCs that meet their high standards. The AAAHC is “the leader in developing standards to advance and promote patient safety, quality care, and value for ambulatory health care through peer-based accreditation processes, education, and research. A certificate of accreditation is awarded to organizations that are found to be in compliance with AAAHC Standards.”

In order to meet the AAAHC Standards, we operate with the following equipment:

  • Two class-C ORs
  • New GE monitors and anesthesia machines
  • Crash cart
  • Malignant hypethermia cart
  • Central air/medical gasses
  • Central suction
  • Generator and battery backup power
  • Emergency transfer agreement with Legacy Emanuel