References

References

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COVID-19 Related

APIC: https://apic.org/covid19/
APIC: https://apic.org/covid-factsheets/
SGNA: https://www.sgna.org/Practice-Resources/COVID-19-Resources

TJC (April 23, 2020): https://www.jointcommission.org/-/media/tjc/documents/covid19/universal-masking-statement-04232020.pdf

HSPA: https://myhspa.org/about/resources-covid19.html
AAMI: https://www.aami.org/news-resources/covid-19-updates

ASGE: https://www.asge.org/home/joint-gi-society-message-covid-19

CDC: Health Departments: Information on COVID-19 | CDC

CMS(April 19, 2020) :   https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-flexibility-reopen-essential-non-covid-services.pdf

FDA: https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/mcm-issues/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19 Current as of Jan 18, 2022

References

ACG_Clinical_Guidelines__Colorectal_Cancer

ASGE guideline for infection control during GI endoscopy 2018

ASGE Guidelines for safety in gastrointestinal endoscopy unit 2014

CO2_in_Endoscopy

Defining_and_measuring_quality_in_GI_2015_ASGE_ ACG

Essential Elements of a Reprocessing Program for Flexible Endoscopes HICPAC Updated June 28, 2018

FDA Duodenoscope surveillance sampling and culturing 2018

A GLIMPSE AT THE TRUE COST OF REPROCESSING ENDOSCOPES IAHCSMM 2017

Multisociety guidelines in reprocessing flexible endoscopes

TJC R3 Report: 2022 New Standards for Water Management Program- Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Nursing Care Centers.

TJC R3 Report: 2022 New and Revised Performance Improvement Accreditation Standards

ECRI Top 10 Technical Hazards 2022

Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns 2022

2022 Hospital National Patent Safety Goals

2022 Ambulatory Health Care National Patient Safety Goals

The FDA is Recommending Transition to Duodenoscopes with Innovative Designs to Enhance Safety: FDA Safety Communication | FDA

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A Journey to Safer Bronchoscopy: Making Sense of the New FDA Safety Alert – YouTube