Category: CathLab.com Articles

EP Professionals – CCI Needs your input for the RCES Survey by December 12th

November 27, 2018

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…

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CCI Celebrates 50 Years!

August 17, 2018

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…

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Determining the Pressure Gradient of Aortic Stenosis

November 30, 2016

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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Just Say’n

September 23, 2016

How can we practice evidenced based medicine when the evidence keeps changing! By Piper Quinn “Lies, damned lies, and statistics.” I wonder what Mark Twain would have to say about the impact of stats on the healthcare field. I’m thinking that it’s not so easy to follow evidence-based medicine — when the evidence keeps changing….

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Hybrid Procedure Rooms: A Mirror of Evolution

September 23, 2016

By Tim Martin BS, RCIS Mention hybrid procedure rooms and you are bound to elicit a myriad of thoughts and experiences. They are one of the hottest topics within the cardiovascular realm, and one which I believe has far-reaching insights into the evolution of our industry. This article will be the first of a series exploring…

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