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ASGE recognizes 18 endoscopy units for quality
Date:3/28/2012

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has recognized 18 endoscopy units as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy, in all settings where it is practiced in the United States. The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program honors endoscopy units that follow the ASGE guidelines on privileging, quality assurance, endoscope reprocessing and CDC infection control guidelines. To date, more than 400 endoscopy units have been recognized by ASGE.

"ASGE is delighted to be recognizing these 18 endoscopy units, whose staff work hard every day to provide high-quality care to their patients in a safe environment," said Bret T. Petersen, MD, FASGE, chair, ASGE Quality Assurance in Endoscopy Committee. "There continues to be an outstanding response to this program. We are proud to acknowledge these ASGE members through our Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program for their commitment to promoting the highest standards of safety and quality."

An important component of the program is an educational course that thoroughly reviews related guidelines. Honorees attended this course, entitled "Improving Quality and Safety in Your Endoscopy Unit."

Upon completion of the program, units receive an ASGE "Certificate of Recognition" for promoting quality in endoscopy which is valid for three years, providing the unit remains accredited and complies with all program criteria. This symbol can be displayed to let patients and referring physicians know that the endoscopy unit is dedicated to delivering high-quality endoscopic care and has received specialized training around these principles.

New ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program Honorees

Dallas Endoscopy Center LTD, Dallas, TX

Diagnostic Endoscopy, LLC, Stamford, CT

Elliot Endoscopy Center at River's Edge, Manchester, NH

Hackensack Endoscopy Center, LLC, Hackensack, NJ

Linden Surgical Center, Beverly Hills, CA

Rush GI La, Meridian, MS

Temple University Hospital Digestive Disease Center, Philadelphia, PA

North Shore University Hospital Endoscopy Unit, Manhasset, NY

Crestwood Medical Center Special Procedures, Huntsville, AL

Endoscopy Center of Western Colorado INC, Grand Junction, CO

Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Denver, CO

Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

Multi Care Allenmore Hospital, Tacoma, WA

Multi Care Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup, WA

Multi Care Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Tacoma, WA

Multi Care Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, WA

Multi Care Covington Medical Park, Covington, WA

Multi Care Gig Harbor Medical Park, Gig Harbor, WA


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Contact: Anne Brownsey
abrownsey@asge.org
630-570-5635
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Source:Eurekalert

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