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ASGE recognizes 32 endoscopy units for quality and safety
Date:2/10/2010

OAK BROOK, Ill. February 10, 2010 The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has recognized 32 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, endoscopy reprocessing and CDC infection control guidelines. To date, 166 endoscopy units have been recognized by ASGE.

"ASGE is delighted to be recognizing these 32 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, chairman, 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 the "Improving Quality and Safety in Your Endoscopy Unit" course held in Oak Brook, Ill., in October 2009.

Upon completion of the program, units receive an ASGE "Certificate of Recognition" for promoting quality in endoscopy. 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

  • Atherton Endoscopy Center, Atherton, CA
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital, Digestive Diseases Clinical Center, Saint Louis, MO
  • Carolina Endoscopy Center-Monroe, Monroe, NC
  • Cotton O'Neil Clinic - Digestive Health Center, Topeka, KS
  • Digestive Endoscopy Center, LLC, Springboro, OH
  • Digestive Health Center of Indiana, P.C., Indiana, PA
  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg, TX
  • El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, CA
  • Endoscopy Center of Columbus, LLC, Columbus, GA
  • Endoscopy Center of Santa Rosa, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA
  • Four Season Endoscopy Center, Beaver Falls, PA
  • Indiana Endoscopy Center, Indianapolis, IN
  • Indiana Endoscopy Center Avon, Avon, IN
  • Indiana Endoscopy Center Fishers, Fishers, IN
  • Lone Star Endoscopy, Keller, TX
  • Louisville Endoscopy Center, Louisville, KY
  • Mid Peninsula Endoscopy Center, San Mateo, CA
  • Midwest Endoscopy Center, Omaha, NE
  • Olympia Multi-Specialty Clinic, Olympia, WA
  • Parrish Medical Center, Titusville, FL
  • Physicians Surgery Center of Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
  • Regional Surgicenter, Moline, IL
  • Riverdale Gastroenterology Consultants, Bronx, NY
  • Salem Gastroenterology Consultants, Salem, OR
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Chula Vista, CA
  • Shreveport Endoscopy Center, AMC, Shreveport, LA
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • University of Michigan - General Surgery, Ann Arbor, MI
  • VA Western NY Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Winston Salem, NC
  • West Chester Medical Center, West Chester, OH
  • Weymouth Endoscopy LLC, Weymouth, MA


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

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