SCAI-QIT: Procedural Quality & Cath Lab Best Practices
Recorded on June 21, 2011 (60 minutes)

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 Online CME Course
       $17.50 for SCAI Members
       $25.00 for Non-Members

Join the Interventional and Invasive Cardiology Community for the SCAI Quality Improvement Toolkit (QIT) Webinar Series. As SCAI Quality Champions get to work on applying the QIT at their cath lab, this webinar series will provide participants with a focused look at each of the specific tools within the greater Toolkit.

This webinar will feature Kirk Garratt, MD, FSCAI, Kalon Ho, MD, FSCAI and Srihari Naidu, MD, FSCAI discussing the QIT's Procedural Quality and Cath Lab Best Practices tools followed by your questions and comments.

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Kirk Garratt, MD, FSCAI, Director, Clinical Research, Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York, New York, NY

Kalon Ho, MD, FSCAI, Director of Quality Assurance - Cardiovascular Division ,Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Srihari Naidu, MD, FSCAI, Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program & Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

Designed to lead join the interventional and invasive cardiology community in tackling continuous quality improvement (CQI) in the cardiac cath lab, SCAI's Quality Improvement Toolkit
(SCAI QIT) features several tools focused on:

            o Guidelines; 
            o Peer review conferences;
            o Random case selection;
            o National database participation;
            o Pre-procedure checklists;
            o Data collection; and
            o Inventory management

The beauty of SCAI QIT is that it is flexible and can be customized for each user. Even better, you will lead the way at your own institution, using its practical tools to document your strengths, identify opportunities for improvement, and prepare for government-mandated "Pay-for-Quality" initiatives. For additional information or to sign up as a Quality Champion please visit