Updates on the facilities, procedures, and performance of the accredited endoscopy unit

The Quality Management Committee of The Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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    Abstract

    Endoscopic quality indicators can be classified into three categories, namely facilities and equipment, endoscopic procedures, and outcome measures. In 2019, the Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy updated the accreditation of qualified endoscopy unit assessment items for these quality indicators to establish competence and define areas of continuous quality improvement. Here, we presented the updated program guidelines on the facilities, procedures, and performance of the accredited endoscopy unit. Many of these items have not yet been validated. However, the updated program will help in establishing competence and defining areas of continuous quality improvement in Korean endoscopic practice.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)431-442
    Number of pages12
    JournalClinical Endoscopy
    Volume52
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2019

    Keywords

    • Equipment
    • Facility
    • Performance indicator
    • Process

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine (miscellaneous)
    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
    • Gastroenterology

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