Tag: heart team approach


Sample Job Description: Protected PCI Coordinator

Job Title: Protected PCI Coordinator/Outreach Coordinator Department: Cardiovascular Job Responsibilities: The Protected PCI Program Coordinator/Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of the multi-disciplinary program. The Coordinator will take a lead role in the overall function of the Protected PCI Team, understanding and articulating the mission, vision, goals and strategies for the program and … Continue reading “Sample Job Description: Protected PCI Coordinator”

Heart Team Approach and Impella Support Saves Patient with Severe CMP and EF of 10%

Dr. Waqas Ghumman of JFK Medical Center presents a case patient who initially refuses CABG at an outside hospital only to require emergency care soon after for severe CMP and an EF of 10%. He was then transferred to JFKMC where Dr. Ghumman’s heart team approach and Impella CP were successfully implemented. Subscribe to our newsletter, … Continue reading “Heart Team Approach and Impella Support Saves Patient with Severe CMP and EF of 10%”

Developing a Cardiogenic Shock Protocol and a Heart Team Approach with Dr. Salvatore Mannino

Dr. Sal Mannino and a multi-disciplinary team successfully implemented a cardiogenic shock algorithm at a very busy tertiary center, to move away from unilateral decision-making and to serve as a guide for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers. He shares the successes and challenges of creating an algorithm as well as how to best disseminate … Continue reading “Developing a Cardiogenic Shock Protocol and a Heart Team Approach with Dr. Salvatore Mannino”

Heart Team Approach for Problem-Solving Addressed a Complex PCI

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute’s Dr. Elias Haddad shares a Protected PCI case of a 70 year, old heavy smoker presenting with what was believed to be bronchitis. After multiple misdiagnoses, the heart team approach reveals Systolic Heart Failure with an EF of 15%. This multidisciplinary approach and Impella support allowed for complete revascularization. Tweet … Continue reading “Heart Team Approach for Problem-Solving Addressed a Complex PCI”