PE Insights

The latest in GI news and information.

Understanding and Achieving PCI Compliance

Payment card industry (PCI) compliance is an area often overlooked by ASCs-and many other small businesses, for that matter. The PCI Data Security Standard is a set of regulations put forth by the credit card companies to offer a level of security to consumers who use credit cards for transactions in any business, including healthcare organizations.

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GI Outlook 2018

The GI Outlook 2018 Practice Management Conference, hosted by ASGE, will be held August 10-August 12, 2018 at the Fairmount Austin Hotel in Austin, TX. 

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Building Stronger Physician Relationships

ASCs looking for worthwhile goals for 2018 can’t go wrong with working to improve physician relationships. In fact, there are probably few other ways to more effectively bring about organization-wide improvements. When an ASC’s relationship with physicians is strengthened, the center can see substantial boosts in its clinical and financial performance. 

These benefits can be witnessed in work with ASCs and with ASC management and development companies. Here are some observations of those benefits, along with guidance on how you can improve your ASC’s physician relationships.

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Digestive Disease Week 2018

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018  is the world’s largest gathering of digestive disease health professionals, with more than 14,000 colleagues coming together for their yearly dose of comprehensive education. The event will take place in Washington, DC June 2-5th, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

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Colon Cancer Awareness: 10th Annual Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia

Mark your calendar for the 10th annual Get Your Rear in Gear (GYRIG) Philadelphia on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The Colon Cancer Coalition, the organization that started Get your Rear in Gear, supports the event in raising money to help the fight against colon cancer. The Colon Cancer Coalition is a national grassroots organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of colon cancer awareness and screening.

Each year, over 4,000 participants and volunteers come together in Philadelphia to honor survivors, remember those we have lost, and help spread awareness about colon cancer. GYRIG Philadelphia has been around since 2009–raising significant money for education, research, screenings, treatment and patient care in the Delaware Valley region. The premier event continues to grow in both numbers and passion!

Physicians Endoscopy has been a long-standing sponsor of the event and is proud to be an “Awe-Inspiring Advocate” sponsor for 2018.

For more information on PE’s team, visit our team page.

For more information about Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia, visit the event page.

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GI Roundtable 2018

Physicians Endoscopy is proud to be a sponsor of the GI Roundtable 2018 (GIRT) and look forward to exhibiting at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland March 16-17. These two days will be a great opportunity for networking, exchange of ideas, and great fun in the company of friends and colleagues! The wide array of topics that will be covered are extremely enticing.

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The Leap to Corporate Partnership: The Advantages May Surprise You

Physicians are experts at patient care, but their medical training doesn’t include the financial aspects of running a profitable clinic. Even with excellent outcomes and above average patient satisfaction, the bottom line can be flat or even follow a discouraging downward trend.

The eight physician owners at Atlantic Gastro Surgicenter, LLC, better known as ACCESS, felt that their ASC could be doing better and took steps to make that happen.

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