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CASA Award for ASC Excellence

CASA Award for ASC Excellence

Application Deadline is June 30, 2022


CASA is encouraging all of our members to consider and begin gathering information to apply for the CASA Award for ASC Excellence. This is a great opportunity to have your ASC acknowledged by your peers and further let the public know the service you provide. 

So many of our CASA centers are providing outstanding services to their community, and we want to see you recognized.  The application may seem daunting at first, but with a little preparation and organization, you will find it manageable. CASA has created a short video to help walk you through the process, and if you have questions regarding the criteria and necessary components, you can always reach out to CASA Executive Director, Beth LaBouyer.  

All applications including supporting documentation must be received or postmarked no later than June 30, 2022.  New this year, we are including a mechanism to electronically submit your application and supporting information.

The CASA Award for ASC Excellence acknowledges a CASA member facility who exemplifies best practices in the surgery center industry, plus actively promotes and advocates for ASC excellence and inclusion in the healthcare delivery system.

The criteria for the CASA Award for ASC Excellence is built around 5 pillar categories.

  • Membership – Facility supports the ASC industry through active engagement in professional organizations.
  • Advocacy – Facility drives ASC related legislation at both the Federal and State level through education, action and financial contributions.
  • Quality Metrics – Facility drives transparency and clinical quality in the ASC through facility benchmarking and public reporting and superior performance of important metrics including outcomes, pricing, and patient satisfaction.
  • Education – Facility ensures clinical best practices, operational efficiency and regulatory compliance through ongoing patient, staff and physician education.
  • Community Involvement – Facility is actively engaged in educating the public regarding the benefits of ASCs and demonstrating leadership in improving the general health of their community.

In addition to the CASA Award for ASC Excellence, the most outstanding center will be awarded the CASA ASC of the Year award.

The announcement of the awards will take place at the CASA Annual Conference, September 7-9, 2022.  The conference will be located at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells.

How-to video on completing the Award for ASC Excellence application

ASC Excellence Award 2022 Criteria/Guidelines

ASC Excellence Award Application  

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