Cardiac Cath Laboratory Efficiency

Have you ever wondered whether your cardiac cath lab was running as efficiently as possible? Would you be able to gauge its efficiency? And most importantly, are these considerations even important? Well, in this ever-changing healthcare environment, it is of the utmost importance to be able to deliver services in a cost-effective manner while maintaining…

Accreditation Assurances Can Lead to Media Celebrations

Promoting Your Cardiovascular Accreditation With the continued rise of social media use across many and varied platforms, most of us are used to seeing near-constant posts and messages about the accomplishments of our peers, friends, and colleagues.  This can naturally lead to self-reflection and -comparison.  And sometimes, parallels emerge between our personal and professional lives,…

The Things You Find When You Move

Every few years we seem to “shuffle the deck” at the Corazon office with moves of individuals closer to their core work group members. On Friday, as I prepared for my Monday office move, I was looking through old files for the opportunity to purge!  I scanned though a file of articles I had authored…

Advocating for our Healthcare

Working in the industry, whether as a clinician at the patient bedside; in Administration or a Quality, Finance, or Ancillary Department; as a supply or equipment vendor; or in healthcare consulting, we can all relate to the importance of patient advocacy and the reason behind why many of us have chosen to join the remarkable…