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EP Registry Suite

Get the Electrophysiology Registry Suite™ Advantage

Changing patient demographics, a steady rise in heart failures and arrhythmias and the many new sophisticated technologies in electrophysiology (EP) care bring ever-increasing pressures on your hospital’s EP team.

Joining the EP Registry Suite allows you to enroll in both the AFib Ablation Registry and the EP Device Implant Registry at a substantial discount. Get the complete view of your EP treatments and receive up-to-the-minute information to help find solutions for all your patients.


AFib Ablation Registry

A powerful tool providing actionable data and evidence-based guidelines to enable you to critically and comprehensively evaluate your current and future practice of AFib ablation and fulfill your commitment to providing the most effective and safe clinical care.

EP DEVICE IMPLANT REGISTRY

Establishes a national standard for understanding patient characteristics, treatments, outcomes, device safety and the overall quality of care for ICD/CRT-D and select novel pacemaker procedures.

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Benefits of Participation

By participating in the Electrophysiology Registry Suite, you'll receive robust resources to track and manage care for your patients:

  • Physician engagement solutions, including app tools, physician level dashboard and help to meet MIPS requirements
  • Real-time, evidence-based data reports with patient-level drilldown capability
  • On-demand customized comparison reports by state, facility type, volume and trend data
  • Clinical toolkits and quality improvement resources
  • Tools, resources and coaching through the Accreditation Program that merge up-to-date clinical guidelines with highest quality procedures to improve operational efficiency and satisfy CMS quality improvement measures
  • Evaluate adherence to AUC and Guideline recommendations with timely benchmark reports

Also:

  • Highlight your hospital on ACC's patient website, CardioSmart.org, where patients and caregivers use the Find Your Heart a Home tool for information on cardiovascular services.
  • Take advantage of the NCDR's free, online data collection tool, or retain the option to choose among nine certified vendors to automate data.
  • Stay current on the latest NCDR research publications, providing valuable insight on the delivery and outcomes of cardiovascular care provided by EP Device Implant Registry participants.
  • Unlimited, free access to ACC's Quality Improvement for Institutions campaigns and toolkits that help measure care and achieve quality improvement goals.
  • Have your facility be recognized in the ACC advertising insert in the U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" guidebook. Every year the ACC recognizes more than 2,000 hospitals participating in the NCDR and/or ACC Accreditation Services that are committed to quality and process improvement.
  • Using the largest cardiovascular repository, NCDR's robust datasets provide you an opportunity to research and answer critical questions on the delivery and outcomes of cardiovascular health care.

Registry Reports:

  • Access quarterly risk-adjusted benchmark reports.
  • View the executive summary dashboard for selected registries that offer big-picture reviews, at-a-glance assessments and patient level drilldowns.
  • The Professional Level Dashboard is available for physicians and clinicians affiliated with AFib Ablation Registry and/or EP Device Impact Registry to view their own registry data in real time.

Public Reporting:

  • Hospitals participating in EP Device Impact Registry have a unique opportunity to publicly highlight their commitment to continuous quality improvement and lead the way toward a more transparent health care system through ACC's Public Reporting program.

Multi-hospital Reporting Solutions:

  • The ACC's online business intelligence reporting solution, NCDR eReports, provides a multihospital view into the quality of cardiovascular care being provided within a specific health system, state, or region.

Electrophysiology Accreditation
The ACC's Electrophysiology Accreditation is a comprehensive quality improvement solution for hospitals. Combined with current NCDR registry offerings, the accreditation validates use of best practices and tracks performance metrics. By connecting your data to the registry, EP accreditation optimizes consistent processes across the care continuum.

The Electrophysiology Accreditation encompasses both adult and pediatric EP labs and is supported by NCDR's EP Device Implant Registry, AFib Ablation Registry, LAAO Registry and the IMPACT Registry for pediatric facilities.

  • Receive a complimentary registration to attend the annual ACC Quality Summit. Network with colleagues, experience exceptional education sessions, and access ePosters that highlight how participants use NCDR and Accreditation Services data to improve patient care, processes, and quality initiatives.
  • The QII Learning Center is an online education tool offered to ensure you get the most out of the registries, Accreditations and quality improvement tools and programs available. Plus, it offers opportunities for complimentary CE credit.
  • Leverage clinical resources through our Clinical Solution Sets and mobile apps to support your everyday practice.

Treat Heart Failure App

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The TreatHF App helps clinicians confirm which therapies are recommended for their symptomatic heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction (stage C HFrEF). The app also provides guidance on the use of each therapy. Clinicians can use it to enter patient indications; review individualized next steps for medical therapy; email or print a summary of the next steps; reference detailed information on initiation, titration, and monitoring of each medication; and more. Download the app for free and find out more at ACC.org/Apps.

ICD/ CRT Appropriate Use Criteria App

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The app provides decision and documentation support for clinicians assessing the suitability of ICD implantation and CRT. Download the app for free and find out more at ACC.org/Apps

ACC's Guideline Clinical App

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The App currently offers content for the following guidelines:

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Heart Failure (with 2017 Focused Update)
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death (VA/SCD)

Download the app for free and find out more at ACC.org/Apps

VA/SCD Guideline Tools Now Available

Guideline-based tools aimed at helping clinicians manage care for patients with ventricular arrhythmias (VA) and preventing sudden cardiac death (SCD) are available on ACC.org and JACC.org. The tools, based on the 2017 Guideline for Management of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death, include a VA/SCD Guidelines Made Simple Tool, providing easy access to the most important figures and tables from the guideline, and a VA/SCD Clinician Tool, offering a single comprehensive illustration to help clinicians identify indications for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators to prevent SCD in patients with ischemic heart disease. All of these tools and more are available on ACC's VA/SCD guideline hub.


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