This is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring solution proven to reduce heart failure hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. And the reduction is significant— 28 percent within the first six months and 37 percent over 15 months demonstrated in a large randomized study...
Learn more about CardioMEMS, find strategies to improve case mix index, or build a learning community in your team through preceptorship—all inside the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals flagship, peer-reviewed publication, CV Directions.
Continue reading A revolution in chronic heart failure management and more in CV Directions Vol. 3, No. 1
Are you climbing the clinical ladder?
Often in clinical settings, there are limited opportunities for upward mobility. In fact, the clinical "ladder" in your organization might be a single position---Team Leader---or you might not be climbing at all.
Continue reading A Clinical Ladder in the Procedural Setting
Is your team a learning community? Try interprofessional cardiovascular education.
We're still counting our five essential characteristics for highly effective cardiac care teams. Number four? Interprofessional cardiovascular education.
ACVP Blog recently discussed the ACC's Health Policy Statement advocating for team-based care.
In that statement, the authors also detailed the importance of interprofessional cardiovascular education in facilitating team-based care and communication, another one of our essential characteristics for highly effective cardiovascular teams.
Continue reading Interprofessional Cardiovascular Education – Essential Characteristic #4