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ASGE Recognizes Roseville Endoscopy Center

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in Other Adult Services, Sutter Roseville Medical Center | 0 comments

Ronald Hsu, M.D.

Ronald Hsu, M.D.

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a leading gastrointestinal medical society, has recognized Sutter Roseville Endoscopy Center (SREC) as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality endoscopy in the U.S.  SREC is one of more than 450 endoscopy units to be granted the recognition since 2009.  The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition program honors endoscopy units that have demonstrated a commitment to patient safety and quality in endoscopy as evidenced by meeting the program’s rigorous criteria, which includes following the ASGE guidelines on privileging, quality assurance, endoscope reprocessing, CDC infection control guidelines and ensuring endoscopy staff excellence.

“We are honored to be recognized by ASGE for our efforts to enhance quality and safety in our endoscopy unit,” said Ronald Hsu, M.D., FACG, FASGE, AGAF, FACP, Medical Director, Sutter Roseville Endoscopy Center.  “We are always striving to provide the best quality of care in endoscopic diagnosis and treatment for our patients.”

 To be recognized by ASGE, a unit or center, through a peer-reviewed application process, must attest to the continued competence of all staff relative to their roles, demonstrate the adoption of unit policies specific to ongoing assessment of performance relative to key quality indicators, and attest that the unit has an established infrastructure and personnel dedicated to infection prevention and control.

 The program is applicable to all settings in the United States and Puerto Rico where endoscopy is practiced, including office-based endoscopy units, hospital-based endoscopy units, and stand-alone ambulatory endoscopy or surgery centers.

 “We are proud to acknowledge these endoscopy centers through our Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program for their commitment to promoting the highest standards of safety and quality,” said Jonathan Cohen, M.D., FASGE, chair, ASGE Quality Assurance in Endoscopy Committee. “By ensuring infection control principles are adhered to, continually assessing the competency of staff, and monitoring patient satisfaction, ASGE-recognized units contribute to the public’s confidence in endoscopy, a life saving technology.”

 About the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

 Since its founding in 1941, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (AGE) has been dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in gastrointestinal endoscopy. ASGE, with more than 12,000 members worldwide, promotes the highest standards for endoscopic training and practice, fosters endoscopic research, recognizes distinguished contributions to endoscopy, and is the foremost resource for endoscopic education.

 About Sutter Roseville Endoscopy Center

 Sutter Roseville Endoscopy Center, the area’s leading outpatient endoscopy center, is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care, and offers a convenient and quality service for endoscopic procedures.

 We specialize in endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders such as reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, esophageal varices, strictures, ulcer disease, celiac disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, gastrointestinal cancers.  We provide services for the prevention of colon cancer, pre–op and post-op endoscopic care for patients under going bariatric and colon surgery. 

 We are a group of caring practitioners and knowledgeable staff that meet health care needs and are committed to providing the highest standard of care.

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in Other Adult Services, Sutter Roseville Medical Center | 0 comments