Navigation Links
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
    '/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. 2010 HSR Impact Award recognizes surgical safety research
2. USAID Recognizes World AIDS Day
3. Exiqon Recognizes Harvard Medical School Core Facility as MicroRNA Screening Center of Excellence
4. Home Care Delivered, Inc. Recognizes November as National Diabetes Awareness Month
5. ACCSC Grants Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics a Distinguished School of Excellence Award Award Recognizes High-Level Achievements of Students
6. GettingHired.com Recognizes First Year Anniversary, Renews Commitment to Helping Lead the Effort to Reduce Employment Participation Gap for People with Disabilities
7. MinuteClinic Celebrates National Nurse Practitioner Week and Recognizes Role of Practitioners in Helping To Close Primary Care Gap
8. PCAR Recognizes Corbett, Metro Bank and Other Award Recipients
9. Canadian Cardiovascular Society recognizes trailblazing work by U of Alberta heart researcher
10. Tibotec Therapeutics Recognizes National Latino AIDS Awareness Day With Information and Insights for the Latino Community
11. Award recognizes 30 years of anti-smoking work
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The ... on its BottledWaterMatters YouTube channel called “ Bottled ... tells the story of the vital role bottled water plays ... summer and early fall are typically a busy period for ... video serves as a reminder for people to take a ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 Fitness on the Go ... your home, which now includes Ottawa along with all ... been delivering fitness to clients in Ontario since 2012, ... Go is a Canadian owned in-home fitness and personal ... a healthier and fitter lifestyle. , Fitness on the ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Lake Como, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... Medicine and Rehabilitation located in Lake Como, NJ, ... offering Chiropractic & Podiatric services! , Advanced PMR ... Pain Management, and Orthopedics. They also offer medical ... Neurological therapy, Cardiopulmonary therapy, pediatric therapy, and geriatric ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... machine learning, released their top three lessons in predictive ... dedicated to understanding and applying predictive analytics in healthcare. ... we work together as an industry to understand the ... a lot of information out there and a good ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 An All Star Comedy Night ... in order to raise funds for Avery Moskowitz who has ... and Ann Marie Thompson from Lindenhurst both have multiple ties ... a fundraiser and worked hard at securing sponsors. ... AveryAndHerBravery, on Facebook , Atlantic Toyota and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Video Showcases Bottled Water’s Important Role in Times of Emergencies 2Health News:New Video Showcases Bottled Water’s Important Role in Times of Emergencies 3Health News:New Video Showcases Bottled Water’s Important Role in Times of Emergencies 4Health News:Fitness on the Go Grows to Ottawa 2Health News:NJ Top Docs' Approved, Advanced Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Now Offering Chiropractic & Podiatric Services 2Health News:Jvion Releases Top Three Lessons in Predictive Population Health Analytics 2Health News:Jvion Releases Top Three Lessons in Predictive Population Health Analytics 3Health News:Local Long Island Massage Day Spa and Auto Dealer Combine Forces to Raise Funds for 4 Year Old Who Has Cancer 2Health News:Local Long Island Massage Day Spa and Auto Dealer Combine Forces to Raise Funds for 4 Year Old Who Has Cancer 3
... male and female hormones play role in making men masculine, ... behavior patterns are often chalked up to testosterone in men ... the hormone issue isn,t so clear cut. , The male ... when it comes to masculinizing the brain during development and ...
... of a landmark study refutes link between intensive therapy, higher ... Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) study was ... deaths in the group of type 2 diabetics who were ... to near-normal levels. , Now, a new analysis of ...
... Among the general U.S. population, people who are uninsured ... services as those with insurance, according to systematic review ... Disparities Group. They also found that once admitted to ... likely to have invasive procedures or pulmonary artery catheterizations ...
... 2010 Patients recovering from stroke sometimes behave as if ... obstacles on their left, eating food only from the right ... side. This puzzling phenomenon is termed "spatial neglect" and it ... the right side of the brain. The condition can indicate ...
... Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes chronic, widespread pain ... Missouri researchers are examining how the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia ... have considerably higher levels of depressive symptoms and pain ... spouses. For both spouses, the symptoms can trigger increased ...
... Teaching babies to swim turns out to be more than ... better at grasping at things than non-swimmers. This difference persists ... have been taught to swim still outperform their peers. ... psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Typical Male Behavior Comes From Estrogen, Too 2Health News:Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Harm Diabetics 2Health News:Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Harm Diabetics 3Health News:ATS systematic review: Critical care outcomes tied to insurance status 2Health News:ATS systematic review: Critical care outcomes tied to insurance status 3Health News:Lottery game helps to assess brain damage following stroke 2Health News:Fibromyalgia affects mental health of those diagnosed and their spouses, study finds 2Health News:Baby swimmers have better balance 2
(Date:7/31/2014)...  Decision Resources Group is launching an extension of ... now include ChinaTrack; the new capabilities track the ... dashboard providing detailed brand-level share tracking and analytics. ChinaTrack ... Other key capabilities of the new line ... to end-user surveys of healthcare facilities, ChinaTrack data is ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... BURLINGTON, Mass. , July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... committee members—who make decisions about which therapies are ... influence formulary placement, according to a new Manhattan ... Makers 2014 . The study finds that P&T ... and pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) have set a ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Touro University California,s College ... selected as the recipient of a $150,000 grant by ... the University to increase research and classroom space on ... technology for the study of health sciences, and will ... needs and interests of our students," said Shelley ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Decision Resources Group Announces First Medical Device Account Targeting Tool in China 2Formulary Decision Makers Say Pharma-Provided Patient Support Solutions Influence Formulary Placement 2Formulary Decision Makers Say Pharma-Provided Patient Support Solutions Influence Formulary Placement 3Touro University California Garners Grant From Long Foundation 2
... Oct. 23 Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... from its two fidaxomicin Phase 3 trials in patients ... 48th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of ... oral presentation, investigator Derrick Crook, M.D., of the University ...
... 22 Amedisys, a leading home health care and hospice company ... on the future of home care in this week,s issue of ... of the Amedisys Strategic Advisory Board. Titled, "Why ... on the future of home care as an increasingly crucial component ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Combined Data From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented at IDSA 2Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Combined Data From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented at IDSA 3Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Combined Data From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented at IDSA 4Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Combined Data From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented at IDSA 5Media Statement From Amedisys on Dr. Steven H. Landers' NEJM Commentary on the Future of Home Care 2
Abdominal Binder w / Velcro...
Ideal for abdominal, flank, hip and thigh procedures....
Male high waisted compression girdle with CDIs Wonderfabric™...
This high waist tummy tuck girdle provides the same CDI Wonderfabric™ compression as the 8000 series....
Medicine Products: