Category: Coordinators


Protected PCI Program: The Role of an Algorithm and Coordinator

Dr. Ayaz Rahman of Parkwest Medical Center in Tennessee joins Sheila Gebel to discuss the importance and efficacy of having a Protected PCI Coordinator role. The Parkwest team started a clinical coordinator with TAVR and adopted that strategy to the structural program with Protected PCI. The team also employs a Protected PCI algorithm for decision-making. … Continue reading “Protected PCI Program: The Role of an Algorithm and Coordinator”

The Value, Role, and Success of a Protected PCI Coordinator

“Being able to help patients is our ultimate goal.” Laura Rutherford, RN of Parkwest Medical Center in Tennessee, discusses the value and role of a Protected PCI Coordinator. At Parkwest, the team uses a defined algorithm for patient identification and focuses on patient education and outreach. Related Content John Mulder, PA-C of Spectrum Health Explains … Continue reading “The Value, Role, and Success of a Protected PCI Coordinator”

John Mulder, PA-C of Spectrum Health Explains What Protected PCI Means to Him

In this interview, Spectrum Health’s John Mulder, PA-C, describes the components that make up Spectrum Health’s Protected PCI® procedure with Impella® support. In addition to including a multi-disciplinary heart and shock team as well as support by an advanced heart failure/VAD unit, John describes why a dedicated cath lab team specialized in high-risk PCI procedures … Continue reading “John Mulder, PA-C of Spectrum Health Explains What Protected PCI Means to Him”

Introduction to the Role of a Protected PCI Coordinator

Did you know that inpatient volumes for high-risk PCI are actually increasing? Is your hospital ready to handle the increasing care needs of high-risk patients requiring percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)? According to The Advisory Board Company’s Expert Perspective in New CV Volume Forecasts Explained published on July 27, 2016, “Inpatient volumes for higher-acuity PCI are … Continue reading “Introduction to the Role of a Protected PCI Coordinator”