Revision of quality indicators for the endoscopy quality improvement program of the national cancer screening program in Korea

Jun Ki Min, Jae Myung Cha, Yu Kyung Cho, Jie Hyun Kim, Soon Man Yoon, Jong Pil Im, Yunho Jung, Jeong Seop Moon, Jin Oh Kim, Yoon Tae Jeen

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Abstract

Gastroscopy and colonoscopy are widely used for the early diagnosis of stomach and colorectal cancer. The present revision integrates recent data regarding previous quality indicators and novel indicators suggested for gastroscopy and colonoscopy procedures for the National Cancer Screening Program in Korea. The new indicators, developed by the Quality Improvement Committee of the Korean Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vary in the level of supporting evidence, and most are based solely on expert opinion. Updated indicators validated by clinical research were prioritized, but were chosen by expert consensus when such studies were absent. The resultant quality indicators were graded according to the levels of consensus and recommendations. The updated indicators will provide a relevant guideline for high-quality endoscopy. The future direction of quality indicator development should include relevant outcome measures and an evidence-based approach to support proposed performance targets.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-252
Number of pages14
JournalClinical Endoscopy
Volume51
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 May

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Gastroscopy
Colonoscopy
Korea
Quality Improvement
Early Detection of Cancer
Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Expert Testimony
Stomach Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Guidelines
Research
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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Min, Jun Ki ; Cha, Jae Myung ; Cho, Yu Kyung ; Kim, Jie Hyun ; Yoon, Soon Man ; Im, Jong Pil ; Jung, Yunho ; Moon, Jeong Seop ; Kim, Jin Oh ; Jeen, Yoon Tae. / Revision of quality indicators for the endoscopy quality improvement program of the national cancer screening program in Korea. In: Clinical Endoscopy. 2018 ; Vol. 51, No. 3. pp. 239-252.
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