ALPHARETTA, GA--(Marketwire - Mar 27, 2013) - In recognition of GI Nurses Day and the many GI professionals who dedicate themselves to patient care, EndoChoice, Inc. is honoring four GI professionals who were selected as EndoHeroes in 2012. Each EndoHero will have a donation made in their name to the GI society or department they choose.
EndoHeroes are GI professionals who go above and beyond, who do their job and also contribute to their community and the well-being of others. They not only offer exceptional patient care, but they are involved with programs that improve the lives of others. The four recognized by EndoChoice are:
Major Joan Davis, RN, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY -- serves with U.S. Army Reserve/Army Nurse Corps, including a one-year tour in Iraq, plus community involvement and humanitarian missions.
Elise Dorr-Dorynek, BSN, RN, CRRN, CGRN, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA -- Medical Reserve Corps, communication education programs and non-denominational volunteer chaplain.
Richard Honer, MD, Gessler Clinic, Winter Haven, FL -- medical director at Angels Care Center (free clinic), community involvement, mission trips to the Dominican Republic.
Richard McGlaughlin, MD, Alabama Digestive Diseases, P.C., Birmingham, AL -- spends one week every month volunteering in Haiti, directing a GI lab he established there.
"As a company dedicated to serving the needs of GI professionals, we are privileged to work with outstanding medical professionals on a daily basis," said Mark Gilreath, EndoChoice Founder and CEO. "EndoHeroes are people who not only offer exceptional care to their patients, but who truly go 'above and beyond' by serving those most in need in their community and around the world."
Anyone can nominate a GI professional as an EndoHero by going to www.endoheroes.org. Video interviews and articles about EndoHeroes recognized to date can also be found on the site.
EndoChoice is a platform-technology company, provides devices, diagnostics, infection control and imaging for specialists treating a wide range of gastrointestinal diseases. EndoChoice currently has over 2,500 customers and distribution in 34 countries worldwide, and was recently recognized for the third consecutive year as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine. To learn more, visit www.endochoice.com.