Annual Survey Watch Report 2023

Our consulting team has the advantage of working with scores of facilities across the country, going through a variety of different types of surveys, including State licensing, accreditation, and Medicare certification. You can benefit from our experience! Join us for a summary of deficiencies cited over the past year.

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Apryl McElheny, MBA, MSN, RN, CASC, CIC

Prior to joining Progressive Surgical Solutions in 2022, Apryl served as the Clinical Director | Administrator, Quality Assurance Coordinator, and Infection Preventionist for the Laurel Laser & Surgery Center in Duncansville, Pennsylvania. A Registered Nurse with 14 years of experience, she has dedicated her career exclusively to the ambulatory surgery center environment.

In her current role, Apryl provides ongoing support to ASCs. Her areas of expertise include regulatory compliance, licensing, certification and accreditation, survey preparation, facility documentation development, staff training, infection control and prevention, and ASC operations and management.

Mrs. McElheny holds a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and a Master of Business Administration degrees (MBA). Current certifications include the Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC) and Certified in Infection Control (CIC). She has been an active member of APIC since 2011 and previously served on the CBIC Board of Directors (2021-2022).