Surgery center earns IMQ accreditation

DOWNEY - Barely more than a year old, the Physician Surgery Center of Downey has received accreditation from the Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ).The IMQ was established in 1996 by the California Medical Association to improve the quality of patient care. The IMQ rates surgery centers in numerous categories, including personnel, quality management, medical records, care and treatment, facility and environmental safety, surgeries, anesthesia and invasive diagnostic procedures. "We are honored to receive this endorsement by the IMQ and are proud to be recognized for our commitment to offering the highest level of medical care to our patients," said Dr. Brian Brown, an ophthalmologist and board member with Physician Surgery Center of Downey. "We feel it is through our extensive knowledge and personal standards of care that allow us to maintain a facility of this caliber right here in Downey." The Physician Surgery Center of Downey opened in August 2009 and is owned and operated by a local group of board certified physicians and theirs staff members.

********** Published: March 24, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 49