Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Network of Excellence
The Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Network of Excellence accreditation is awarded to multi-hospital systems that have achieved the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology accreditation. Collectively, these hospitals have implemented system-wide pathways and procedures to ensure that excellent care is uniform irrespective of where patients choose to have their gynecologic surgery performed.
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1. Institutional Commitment to Excellence
Hospitals and participating surgeons must be accredited as COEMIG and have privileges at all facilities in their network.
A network must have at least three participating hospitals within the same hospital system to qualify for the Minimally Invasive Gynecology Network of Excellence and must be located within a 100 mile radius.
Facilities must maintain consistency across COEMIG requirements 1 and 4-10 in all participating facilities.
2. Surgical Experience
Network facilities and surgeons must meet or exceed COEMIG volume and outcomes criteria.
If a facility applies and is approved for a volume waiver, only Surgeon of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology surgeons may perform procedures at those facilities.
3. Physician Program Directors
There must be one Network Physician Program Director for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, and each participating facility must have an individual Physician Program Director. The Network Physician Program Director and individual Physician Program Director may be the same person at one facility.
Meetings with all Directors must be held regularly, at a minimum quarterly.
4. Surgical Team and Support Staff
The Network must have one Network Program Coordinator (typically a nurse or non-surgeon manager of the department) and each participating facility must have individual Program Coordinators.
Meetings with all Coordinators should be held regularly, at a minimum quarterly.
- Standard fees for COEMIG and SOEMIG accreditation
- Site inspection fees may be discounted if site inspections are held during the same trip
Fees are subject to change without notice and are not refundable. Payment of required fees does not guarantee accreditation.