Who, What, Why? This past November, 60 Cardiovascular Leaders convened from Cath Labs across the Pacific Northwest for the 29th annual Northwest Cath Lab Management Association Conference in Portland, Oregon. Labs were represented from California, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. The group shared best practice, learned from national speakers, and most importantly developed and engaged in […]
Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) is requesting your assistance to help plan the future of the Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) credentialing program! If you have already responded to this survey, CCI thanks you and asks that you share it with your colleagues. CCI conducts reviews of all credentialing programs to maintain quality and […]
On Saturday July 14, 2018, 122 past and current volunteers and staff, business partners and representatives from professional societies gathered in Raleigh, NC to celebrate Cardiovascular Credentialing International’s 50 Anniversary. The gathering served as a “family” reunion for many of the attendees – some of whom have been volunteering for over 30 years! One of […]
CathLab.com: Thanks so much for taking the time to join us today, Lisha. We’re excited to have you share your experiences in developing and working with credentials and credentialing cardiovascular professionals. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself — background, education, career experiences? Letitia: Sure, and thank you. I’m very honored that you would […]
Chris: Thanks so much for participating in our interview series. I know our subscribers are interested in some of the behind the scenes activities in preparing for TCT’s Annual Nurse Tech Symposium. Before we dive into the questions, can you tell us about yourself and share some of your background, education and career experiences? […]
Recently Chris Nelson interviewed Louis Albano, Lead Clinician at Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, New Jersey. Lou discussed how his lab successfully transitioned from Integrellin to Aggrastat for their interventional cardiac procedures. “with Aggrastat we were able to retain our original IIb/IIIa protocol.” Tell us about your cath lab? We’re located […]
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By Thomas F. Deering, MD, FHRS, CCDS Heart Rhythm 2017 Program Committee Chair The Heart Rhythm Society’s 38th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 10-13, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago, convened the finest clinicians, scientists, researchers, and innovators in the field of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. More than 800 of the world’s most noted experts in cardiac […]
By Benjamin A. Post, Esquire & Gabrielle P. Kelerchian, Law Clerk, Post & Post, LLC In 2012, a Pennsylvania jury awarded a $6,000,000 verdict to a plaintiff in a wrongful death action in which the patient died as a result of internal bleeding after a cardiac catheterization. In Burkhardt v. Cardiac Diagnostic Associates, the […]
Do we Phase Shift or Not? By Jeff Davis RRT-NPS, RCIS Significant advances have been made in the diagnosis and treatment of aortic stenosis. Innovations in catheter based interventional aortic valve procedures including, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), have improved the lives of many patients and their families. Treatment options, including TAVR, are based on a […]
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