CI Endoscopy Group Garners 3 National Awards
“Get Your Rear in the Clear”
Local Endoscopy Group Garners 3 National Awards for Marketing and Public Awareness Projects
Central Illinois Endoscopy Center has been recognized by The American College of Gastroenterology for their efforts in raising awareness for colorectal cancer screening and prevention. CIEC received the ACG’s inaugural SCOPY Award in three separate categories.
Playing on the importance of colonoscopy in colorectal cancer screening and prevention – SCOPY is ACG’s new Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention & Year-Round Excellence.
CIEC received honors for:
- “Best Multi-Channel Colorectal Cancer Awareness Campaign by a Private GI Practice”
- “Most Engaging Method” for Ask Us Anything video
- “Best Colon Cancer Awareness Art” for their Colon Polyp Poem – Get Your Rear in the Clear
Winning submissions were selected based on scientific accuracy, potential public health impact, educational value, and originality.
This year’s SCOPY Award winners will be honored during a reception at the The American College of Gastroenterologys’ 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting in Hawaii.
Central Illinois Endoscopy Center is downstate Illinois’ largest freestanding dedicated endoscopy center and the Peoria area’s first outpatient center dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. Since opening in 2009, CIEC has performed in excess of 50,000 procedures while achieving a 95% patient satisfaction rating (as measured by an independent 3rd party organization). The physicians that staff CIEC are on staff at all 3 area hospitals but operate as an independent group. CIEC accepts most major insurance plans and most appointments can be scheduled without a referral.
For more information, contact Andy Paulson, Executive Director at 309.495.1184.