Second Clinic Affiliated With 1-800-Get-Thin Campaign Denied Accreditation
The Joint Commission has denied accreditation to San Diego Ambulatory Surgery Center, one of several facilities in Southern California associated with the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing campaign. The facility is the second to lose such accreditation. A Joint Commission spokesperson said the organization is targeting a third clinic, Valley Surgical Center.
- "2 SoCal Surgery Centers Lose Accreditation, a Third Faces Increased Scrutiny" (O'Neill, "KPCC News," KPCC, 8/23).