Stamford Health's Endoscopy Center recognized by ASGE — 3 insights

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy recognized Stamford (Conn.) Health's endoscopy center through its Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program.

Here's what you should know:

1. ASGE recognizes endoscopy centers that demonstrate a commitment to patient safety and quality.

2. To earn the recognition, ASGE evaluates a center on a variety of metrics including:

  • Physician privileging
  • Quality assurance
  • Endoscope reprocessing
  • CDC infection control guidelines
  • Staff competency

3. Stamford Health Executive Director of Perioperative Services Faith Dorio said, "We are extremely honored to be recognized by ASGE. The entire staff in the endoscopy unit is committed to providing the best and highest quality care for our patients, and this recognition only further validates that all of our efforts are making a difference."

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