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November 2018

Highland Earns Endoscopy Recognition

Highland Earns Endoscopy Recognition

The Highland Procedures Center has been redesignated as a center for quality and safety by the ASGE (American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy). The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program honors units that have demonstrated a commitment to delivering quality and safety as reflected in their unit policies, credentialing, staff training, competency assessment, and quality improvement activities. Now more than ever, it is critical that endoscopy units demonstrate their effectiveness in the delivery of high-quality, safe patient care.

Highland Opens Brachytherapy Suite

Highland Opens Brachytherapy Suite

Highland Hospital opened a new brachytherapy suite in Radiation Oncology this summer that is enhancing care for prostate cancer patients who qualify for High Dose Rate brachytherapy treatments in a streamlined OR-type environment.

Highland’s Bariatric Center Reaccredited by the MBSAQIP

Highland’s Bariatric Center Reaccredited by the MBSAQIP

Highland Hospital’s Bariatric Center has been reaccredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) for another three years. The center has held this accreditation since 2006.

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