Northwell Health implementing gGastro for its 20+ affiliated hospitals, ASCs

New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health will deploy the gGastro enterprise Endoscopy Report Writer by gMed, a Modernizing Medicine company, at 20-plus New York-based hospitals and ASCs.

Here's what you should know.

1. Northwell already rolled out the solution at Staten Island (N.Y.) University Hospital, and it will begin the process of converting its other facilities.

2. Northwell opted for gGastro for its ability to provide clinical reports and quality metrics as well as its research capabilities.

3. Northwell Health's Assistant Vice President of Gastroenterology Vinson Varghese said, "Not only has gGastro surpassed our gastroenterology unit’s expectations, but the staff at gMed have gone well beyond being just a vendor; they have proven to truly care about our success. gMed has worked closely with us to customize the system to meet our specific needs and it really has made a tremendous impact on helping our specialists adapt to the technology."

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