This article appears in the December 2022 issue of the
PE GI Journal
PE GI Solutions looks back at 2022 as a year of continued growth and recovery.
PE GI Solutions Looks Back at 2022
For PE GI Solutions, 2022 has been a year of continued growth and recovery. This year was filled with accomplishments and challenges, but our partners and teammates have once again shown an unwavering dedication to providing the highest-quality patient care. Below are some of the major moments of the past year and reflections on how these moments improved the quality of our service.
Gastroenterology Ltd. Of VA Beach Joins Capital Digestive Care
Early March brought good news for PE GI Solutions’ strategic partner Capital Digestive Care (CDC). The group announced their partnership with Gastroenterology Ltd. Of Virginia Beach, a premier GI practice in Southern Virginia with an advanced endoscopy center and 15 board-certified physicians. The partnership will provide expanded access to patient care, as it marks CDC as the largest private GI practice in the Mid-Atlantic region.
First PE GI Solutions Partner Implements GI Genius
PE GI Solutions partners began implementing the new artificial intelligence-based GI Endoscopy Module from Medtronic, GI Genius. Central Jersey Ambulatory Surgery Center became the first PE GI Solutions-partnered location to begin using the technology, with several others following suit throughout the year. GI Genius has opened the door for an increased presence of AI in the GI industry and will continue to improve patient outcomes for years to come.
Evolving with the Growth of the GI Industry
2022 has brought with it rapid changes throughout the GI industry. As new technologies and innovations have emerged, PE GI Solutions has worked to ensure that our partners are aware of the benefits for their practices or ambulatory surgery centers, allowing us to help improve growth and profitability.
Emerson Hospital, PE GI Solutions Partner
In March, PE GI Solutions and Emerson Hospital formed a strategic partnership to open Emerson Endoscopy & Digestive Health Center. The center complements Emerson’s existing hospital-based endoscopy unit, providing patients the choice of receiving care in a hospital or outpatient setting.
PE Physician Partners had Big Achievements in 2022
Throughout 2022, our partnering physicians have displayed their commitment to the practice of medicine and their surrounding communities. We congratulate these physicians on what they’ve done and look forward to seeing what they do in 2023. Here are a few highlights from the year:
Guts and Glory Marks Its 9th Year of Fundraising
PE GI Solutions physician partner Dr. Aparna Mele heads a nonprofit organization, My Gut Instinct, which hosted its 9th Annual Guts and Glory event this year in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Every year, My Gut Instinct hosts this event to educate and unite the community in taking initiative on gut health.
Dr. Brett Bernstein Becomes Medical Director of GI for Mount Sinai
Dr. Brett Bernstein, a PE GI Solutions physician partner, became the Medical Director of GI Services for the Mount Sinai Health System in New York. Dr. Bernstein is one of the original founding members of The Endoscopy Center of New York and has been Medical Director of that center since 2009.
Dr. Jessica Korman Published in the New England Journal of Medicine
Capital Digestive Care physician Dr. Jessica Korman was published in the New England Journal of Medicine for her co-authored study on determining whether treating anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) is effective in reducing the incidence of anal cancer in people living with HIV.
Endoscopy Center at Robinwood Rings in Its 20th Year
PE GI Solutions partner, the Endoscopy Center at Robinwood, celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 22. About the anniversary, Center Administrator Penny Nicarry said: “Over the past 20 years, the staff and providers of the Endoscopy Center at Robinwood have proudly served our local community in meeting its gastroenterology surgical needs. It is a true pleasure to work with a group of dedicated professionals.”