ASGE Recognizes 30 Endoscopy Units for Commitment to Quality and Safety

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The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has announced the recognition of 30 endoscopy units for their dedication to quality and safety in endoscopy.

 

The newly recognized organizations bring the number of endoscopy units which have received ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program honors to 337.

 

The program honors "endoscopy units that follow the ASGE guidelines on privileging, quality assurance, endoscopy reprocessing and CDC infection control guidelines," according to an ASGE news release.

 

Here is the list of the new ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program honorees:

Athens Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center, Athens, GA

Atlanta South Endoscopy Center, Riverdale, GA

Atlantic Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center, PA, Greenville, NC

Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Endoscopy Associates, Bryn Mawr, PA

Central Jersey Ambulatory Surgical Center, Hillsborough, NJ

Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Medical Center Endoscopy Unit, Plattsburgh, NY

Charleston Endoscopy Center, Charleston, SC

DHA Endoscopy, LLC, Stoneham, MA

Endoscopy Center NETN, PC, Johnson City, TN

Endoscopy Center of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Endoscopy Center of St. Louis-Lake St. Louis, Lake St. Louis, MO

Greater New York Endoscopy Surgical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Henry Ford Health System Division of Gastroenterology, Detroit, MI

High Point Endoscopy Center, Inc., High Point, NC

Kevin J. Carroll Ambulatory Surgery Center, Plattsburgh, NY

Lafayette General Endoscopy Center, Lafayette, LA

Lakeside Womens Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK

Medwest Haywood Endoscopy Suite, Clyde, NC

Newport Beach Orange Coast Endoscopy Center, Newport Beach, CA

Premier Surgery Center of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Endoscopy, Newport News, VA

Rome Endoscopy Center, Rome, GA

Sanford Health GI Endoscopy Suite, Sioux Falls, SD

Sullivan Digestive Center, Kingsport, TN

Tampa Bay Specialty Surgery Center, Pinellas Park, FL

The Endoscopy Center of Fairfield, Fairfield, CT

Thompson Health Ambulatory Procedure Unit, Canandaigua, NY

Wayne Healthcare, Greenville, OH

William Erber, MD, PC, OBS, Brooklyn, NY

Winter Haven Hospital Endoscopy Unit, Winter Haven, FL

 

Read the ASGE's news release about the new honorees for the ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program (pdf).

 

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