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'Get with the Guidelines-CAD' Relaunches--What is the impact for hospitals participating in 'Mission: Lifeline'?

Posted by Stefanie Honeycutt on May 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There are new options for hospitals when it comes to improving quality of care for patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI). In 2007, the American Heart Association (AHA) launched Mission: Lifeline, a system of care that coordinates EMS, referring hospitals (non-PCI) and receiving hospital (PCI-capable) using best practices for patients with both STEMI and non-STEMI heart attacks and provides recognition for this care.

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Topics: Registry abstraction, cathPCI, NCDR

Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation Utilizing CathPCI Registry Data

Posted by Stefanie Honeycutt on Jul 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Did you know you can now use your CathPCI data for Cath Lab Accreditation? The first ACC and SCPC accreditation service to exclusively utilize NCDR Registry data launched on June 20.

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Topics: registry reporting, cathPCI, NCDR, ACC

September Featured Registry: CathPCI

Posted by Stefanie Honeycutt on Sep 18, 2015 2:00:00 PM

The CathPCI Registry® is offered by the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR.) The CathPCI registry collects data for patients who receive diagnostic cardiac catheterization, including left heart caths and/or diagnostic coronary angiographies, as well as percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI.)

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Topics: core measures abstraction, Registry abstraction, cathPCI

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