Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC)

Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC)


"Ambulatory surgical center" means an establishment with an organized medical staff of physicians, with permanent facilities that are equipped and operated primarily for the purpose of performing surgical procedures, with continuous physician services and registered professional nursing services available whenever a patient is in the facility, which does not provide services or other accommodations for patients to stay overnight and which offers the following services whenever a patient is in the center:

  1. Drug services as needed for medical operations and procedures performed.
  2. Provisions for physical and emotional well-being of patients.
  3. Provision of emergency services.
  4. Organized administrative structure.
  5. Administrative, statistical and medical records.

"Ambulatory Surgical Center" also means a treatment center that is operated primarily for the purpose of offering stereotactic radiosurgery by use of a Gamma Knife or similar neurosurgical tool.


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ASC Presentation 2019_LASCA Annual Conference 01/25/2019

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Zandra Stewart, RN