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What does a successful cardiac PET program look like?

Take a look at Intermountain Healthcare.

Intermountain Healthcare is a nonprofit system of 22 hospitals serving patients in Utah and southeastern Idaho. Recently, it successfully expanded its nuclear cardiac program to include cardiac PET.

Should you invest in cardiac PET? Here’s what you need to know.
Learn the strategies Intermountain Healthcare used to successfully expand its nuclear cardiac program to include cardiac PET. Watch here to learn more.

Clinical Impact

  • Providing information to cardiologists to help them eliminate unnecessary diagnostic cardiac catheterizations to focus on revascularization therapies.
  • Ability to do more percutaneous coronary interventions in the cath lab during the same time period.

 

Operational Impact

  • Ability to re-task the cardiac catheterization lab to focus on revascularization therapies for better efficiency.
  • Improved clinical accuracy supports cardiac PET volumes of 16-17 patients per day in a 10-hour period, which maintains a profitable service line.
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