Vitale Statement On DHSS Online Database Of Ambulatory Surgery Center Inspection Reports

TRENTON – Senate Joseph F. Vitale (D-Middlesex), Chairman of the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee, released that following statement today in response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHSS) decision to make ambulatory surgery center inspection reports available online and accessible to New Jersey consumers:

“I commend Commissioner O’Dowd for her efforts to improve patient safety. This is a very important and welcome initiative. I look forward to continue to work with the Commissioner to re-tool my legislation to ensure single-room surgery facilities are inspected and their inspection reports are made public as well.”