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The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Partners in Crime:  Allies Fighting Heart Disease Steven R. B...
SCAI:  Who We Are  <ul><li>More than 4,000 Interventional Cardiologists, practicing in more than 60 countries  </li></ul><...
SCAI:  What Our Members Do <ul><li>Stop heart attack and stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnose and treat angina </li></ul><ul>...
SCAI’s Strategic Vision and Mission <ul><li>To promote excellence in invasive and </li></ul><ul><li>interventional cardiov...
SCAI in Action: Education <ul><li>Educate and train your doctors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing medical education for in...
SCAI in Action:  Advocacy <ul><li>Advocate at the Federal, State, and Local Levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educate policymak...
SCAI in Action:  Quality  <ul><li>Develop Practice Guidelines and Quality Protocols  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations...
SCAI in Action  <ul><li>Medicine is Local </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships are fundamental to fighting heart disease </li></...
Mended Hearts and SCAI:  Working Together <ul><li>Life After Angioplasty </li></ul><ul><li>A Pilot Program  </li></ul><ul>...
Team Up Mended Hearts Chapters with SCAI Members <ul><li>SCAI members encourage patients to attend a MH / MLH Chapter meet...
Mended Hearts and SCAI: More Ways to Work Together  <ul><li>Advocate Together:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach local, stat...
Mended Hearts and SCAI: More Ways to Work Together  <ul><li>Shared Resources  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jointly develop materi...
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions www.Seconds-Count.org www.SCAI.org
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The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

  1. 1. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Partners in Crime: Allies Fighting Heart Disease Steven R. Bailey, M.D., FSCAI SCAI President
  2. 2. SCAI: Who We Are <ul><li>More than 4,000 Interventional Cardiologists, practicing in more than 60 countries </li></ul><ul><li>FSCAI = Fellow of SCAI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Board-certified or extensive experience in the cath lab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experts in “nose-to-toes” interventional procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Committed to the fight against cardiovascular disease </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practitioners, educators, investigators </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible at academic medical centers, cardiology practices, and private practices </li></ul><ul><li>Active members in personalized care for patients like you </li></ul><ul><li>Your partner in the global fight against heart disease </li></ul>
  3. 3. SCAI: What Our Members Do <ul><li>Stop heart attack and stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnose and treat angina </li></ul><ul><li>Treat peripheral artery disease </li></ul><ul><li>Treat renal artery disease </li></ul><ul><li>Treat carotid artery disease </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent heart attack and stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Correct congenital and acquired structural heart conditions in children and adults </li></ul><ul><li>Improve quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>Get results with mininimally invasive procedures </li></ul>
  4. 4. SCAI’s Strategic Vision and Mission <ul><li>To promote excellence in invasive and </li></ul><ul><li>interventional cardiovascular medicine </li></ul><ul><li>through physician education and </li></ul><ul><li>representation and the advancement of </li></ul><ul><li>quality standards to enhance patient care. </li></ul>
  5. 5. SCAI in Action: Education <ul><li>Educate and train your doctors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing medical education for interventionalists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulation training in new procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational programs for primary care doctors, family practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Updates on latest news and clinical trials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Educate and expand public awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seconds-Count.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media outreach and blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpret headlines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examine latest research and analyze what it means for patients </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. SCAI in Action: Advocacy <ul><li>Advocate at the Federal, State, and Local Levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educate policymakers about prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure access to care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote research funding and opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in health care reform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage quality initiatives </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. SCAI in Action: Quality <ul><li>Develop Practice Guidelines and Quality Protocols </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations for the treatment of heart attack, angina, carotid artery disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations on diagnostic and interventional procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criteria for when to revascularize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance on how long patients should be hospitalized after an elective PCI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training standards for the next generation of interventional cardiologists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance measures for quality </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. SCAI in Action <ul><li>Medicine is Local </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships are fundamental to fighting heart disease </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patients and Doctors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Families and Health Care Professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Policymakers and Researchers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Societies and Patient Advocacy Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mended Hearts and SCAI </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Mended Hearts and SCAI: Working Together <ul><li>Life After Angioplasty </li></ul><ul><li>A Pilot Program </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to Offer Patients Information and Support After Interventional Cardiology Procedures </li></ul>
  10. 10. Team Up Mended Hearts Chapters with SCAI Members <ul><li>SCAI members encourage patients to attend a MH / MLH Chapter meeting or visit with a volunteer </li></ul><ul><li>SCAI members facilitate visits to patients and their families </li></ul><ul><li>SCAI members help establish new MH / MLH Chapters in their hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>MH /MLH volunteers offer emotional support and information to angioplasty patients and families </li></ul><ul><li>MH / MLH volunteers reinforce medical regimen after stent placement </li></ul><ul><li>MH / MLH volunteers encourage lifestyle changes and follow-up care </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mended Hearts and SCAI: More Ways to Work Together <ul><li>Advocate Together: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach local, state, and federal policymakers as a team on issues of shared interest, such as: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health care reform and access to care </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Support for research on new advances </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pediatric device approval </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Educate Together </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner to spread awareness of heart attack symptoms, CPR, prevention, and heart-healthy living, through the media, Mended Hearts meetings, public education programs, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tell Success Stories Together </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote optimal coverage of heart disease by pitching stories of successful recovery to the media </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Mended Hearts and SCAI: More Ways to Work Together <ul><li>Shared Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jointly develop materials on recovery after angioplasty, symptoms of heart attack and stroke, facts about PAD, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Distribute during Mended Hearts visits and meetings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Disseminate in SCAI members’ waiting rooms </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Post on both websites </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Shared Communications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Link Mended Hearts and SCAI’s Seconds-Count.org sites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shared Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do Mended Hearts volunteers and SCAI members share the same perspective on health care reform, research priorities, and other topics? Joint or parallel surveys can help inform advocacy and quality initiatives for both </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions www.Seconds-Count.org www.SCAI.org

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