Reports & Surveys
Chapter 4675 of Minnesota Administrative Rules governs outpatient surgical centers. Above is a link to that section of statute.
By law, all hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers are required to report whenever an adverse health event occurs and must conduct a thorough analysis of the causes for the event. Each year, the Minnesota Department of Health releases this report summarizing these events. Above is a link to those reports.
The CMS State Operations Manual for ASCs provides conditions for coverage set forth by federal requirements. Above is a link to this manual.
The Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Culture Roadmap was built to be a comprehensive, enduring set of known best practices related to safety culture. Above is a link to this roadmap.
ASCA and the ASCA Foundation offer a benchmarking program and a salary survey. For more information on both of these surveys, above is a link to an information page.