The CathPCI key data elements pocket card educates and aids Cardiologists in CathPCI clinical documentation. It contains the key data elements that abstractors must obtain primarily from physician procedure documentation.
The card front references elements for the diagnostic portion of the procedure. The reverse references elements for the interventional portion of the procedure.
Use of this card helps facilitate education and communication between physicians and your quality team. It also helps create more comprehensive and complete clinical documentation. In turn, patients may be best placed into appropriate use classification and be better risk adjusted into mortality and bleeding risk adjusted metrics.