Why choose SAGA for your digestive health?
San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates began more than 35 years ago when three physicians had the vision to transform gastrointestinal care and the patient experience. In 1980, the founding physicians of SAGA built the first freestanding endoscopy center in downtown San Antonio in hopes of delivering the highest quality digestive care to each and every patient.
Today, SAGA is renowned in San Antonio for excellent digestive health care with 16 industry-leading gastroenterologists, eight physician offices and three endoscopy centers spread throughout the metro area. SAGA continues to pave new roads while breaking barriers in both research and quality of care in the GI field. Discover why so many patients trust SAGA with their digestive health care.
GI Quality Improvement Consortium (GIQuIC) is a non-profit team that aims to improve quality in the GI field. GIQuIC has developed a variety of measurement standards to allow patients and fellow physicians understand the expertise and quality of care of a gastroenterologist. Two organizations make up GIQuiC: American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). The gastroenterologists of San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates and Endoscopy Centers continually exceed these national benchmarks for quality.
San Antonio Gastroenterology Endoscopy Centers has consistently maintained top achievement status with the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care year after year. AAAHC is awarded to ambulatory centers that uphold nationally recognized standards in patient care, medical safety, as well as efficiency.
Healthcare Bluebook puts consumers in the driver’s seat of managing their healthcare costs. Consumers can search for procedures and facilities that offer high-quality services at value-based pricing. Facilities must meet Healthcare Bluebook’s standards for pricing and quality to earn the distinction. San Antonio Gastroenterology Endoscopy Centers meet and exceed these standards to continually deliver top-ranked care at affordable, transparent prices.
SAGEC is certified for safety and compliance as established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This certifying board ensures that each ambulatory center is in good standing with industry requirements for quality, safety and top level patient care.
If you are a Medicare patient, Medicare.gov, now offers national average pricing for common procedures performed at an Ambulatory Surgery Center versus a Hospital Outpatient Department. This comparison allows you to shop for your health care needs, plan your budget and make a selection for the highest quality care at the most affordable cost. Note that this site is independent of SAGEC and is provided by Medicare. You will still need to contact the billing department to get a complete estimate for your procedure.
Press Ganey OASCAHPS average Patient Satisfaction scores, Q2 2018. GiQuIC, 2018. Patient names and images may have been altered to protect privacy