The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy recognizes FMC’s Endoscopy Unit for its commitment to excellence

Northern Arizona Healthcare’s Flagstaff Medical Center Endoscopy Unit has been recognized by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a leading gastrointestinal medical society, for meeting the requirements of its Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program. FMC’s Endoscopy unit is one of more than 400 endoscopy units to be granted the recognition since 2009.

The 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, Center for Disease Control, or CDC, infection control guidelines and ensuring endoscopy staff competency. 

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