BIDMC has one of the largest Gastroenterology (GI) Care practices in the United States, providing medical services to local, national and even international patients. Over 20,000 endoscopic procedures are performed annually at BIDMC, and over 21,000 patients are seen each year in our GI clinics.
Presented below are measures of BIDMC's performance on patient satisfaction and recognized patient safety and quality of care measures for colonoscopies and ERCP procedures.
1 Source of comparison data: Press Ganey National Database Participants (n=652 sites).
|Volume of Screening and Diagnostic Colonoscopies
|Volume of Upper Endoscopic Procedures
|Volume of Diagnostic and Therapeutic ERCPs
2 Source of data is BIDMC Administrative databases.
3 Source of benchmark data is Rex, Douglas, et al, Quality in the Technical Performance of Colonoscopy and the Continuous Quality Improvement Process for Colonoscopy: Recommendations of the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2002
4 Source of benchmark data is Levin, Theodore R., et al, Complications of Colonoscopy in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System, Annals of Internal Medicine, 19 December 2006
5 Source of benchmark data is Quality indicators for colonoscopy and the risk of interval cancer.
Kaminski MF, Regula J, Kraszewska E, Polkowski M, Wojciechowska U, Didkowska J, Zwierko M, Rupinski M, Nowacki MP, Butruk E. N Engl J Med. 2010 May 13;362(19):1795-803.
6 Source of benchmark data is Baron et al. Quality indicators for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Am J Gastroenterology (2006) vol. 101 (4) pp. 892-7 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.2006.00675.x
7 Source of benchmark data is Kapral C, et al, Case volume and outcome of endocopic retrogade cholangiopancreatography: results of a nationwide austrian benchmarking project, Endoscopy, August 2008.
Last Updated: February 10, 2012