United Digestive, a prominent provider of gastroenterology (GI) services and one of the largest GI physician practice management platforms in the U.S., has introduced a new personalized education program developed by Boston Scientific. This program, known as the GI Foundations Program, is part of United Digestive’s commitment to advancing gastroenterology by providing its providers and ancillary teams with unparalleled access to new endoscopic educational programs.
The GI Foundations Program was first implemented across all 22 of United Digestive’s state-of-the-art Endoscopy Centers. It is part of the Boston Scientific EDUCARE online platform and offers self-paced online learning, hands-on practice, and access to additional clinical and non-clinical education opportunities. The EDUCARE platform enables United Digestive’s team members to benefit from a personalized program that delivers education and insights from globally recognized industry experts.
The goal of implementing this educational program is to create an environment that empowers providers and staff to prioritize patient care by enhancing clinical standards. United Digestive aims to establish new benchmarks in physician and staff education, technological advancements in gastrointestinal procedures, community engagement, employee retention strategies, and other special initiatives.
Neal C. Patel, MD, President of United Digestive, emphasized that the implementation of this tailored educational program is a milestone in enhancing patient care and reaffirms their collective commitment to the advancement of GI care.
United Digestive is a leading physician practice management organization serving GI physicians and gastroenterology practices nationwide. It is rapidly growing, with more than 62 clinics, 22 ASCs (Ambulatory Surgery Centers), and 300 providers practicing in four states – Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina.