How can I choose the medical facility that is right for me?

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Choosing a clinic, surgery center or other outpatient facility should be based on objective quality and safety standards. Ensure that the facility is accredited or certified by credible, independent organizations, such as The Joint Commission. If there are several choices, ask your doctor to share insights and experiences.

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