Performance improvement initiatives measure aspects of quality to support the physician in identifying factors that contribute to unwanted variation in both clinical processes and patient outcomes. In that spirit, the following resources may help you in thinking through your individual practice intervention.

ASGE webinar: Quality Indicators for Colonoscopy presented by Philip Schoenfeld, MD, MSEd, MSc (Epi)
To view a recording of this webinar or a print out the slide deck, visit the ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program webpage.

Sample Quality Improvement Activities
To view sample quality improvement activities culled from participant experience with the ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program, visit the ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program webpage.

 

Measuring the Quality of Endoscopy, guidelines produced by an ASGE/ACG task force
Gastrointest Endosc 2006; 58:S1-S38