Digestive Health Institute Receives National Recognition for Commitment to Quality and Patient Safety

The Digestive Health Institute has received the 2021 Flame Award for Unit Excellence from the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA). The award recognizes units for their commitment to infection prevention, providing a supportive and educational work environment for staff, and achieving positive patient outcomes.

“We are honored to be recognized by the SGNA, which attests to our staff’s commitment to continuous performance improvement to provide our patients with the highest level of care and safety,” said Jeanne Greer, RN, CGRN, Director of Operations for the Cooper Digestive Health Institute.

Criteria for the Flame Award includes the number of staff who have received advanced training, certification, and continuing education opportunities to advance the practice of gastroenterology nursing resulting in better patient care and outcomes.