• Quality Improvement

    Chairs

    Chair: Joaquin E. Cigarroa, MD, FSCAI  (May 2016–May 2019)
    Co-chair: Kalon K. L. Ho, MD, MSc, FSCAI  (May 2014–May 2018)
    Staff Liaison: Robert C. Bartel, MSc, FACEHP  (rbartel@scai.org)


    Mission

    To provide guidance and recommendations for development of the Society's policies and positions related to healthcare quality improvement initiatives (SCAI QIT), with emphasis on quality measures, public reporting of quality measures, pay-for-performance initiatives, interventional cardiology standards development, and radiation issues.


    Voting Members

    Member Term Start Term End
    Adnan K. Chhatriwalla, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Alan J Simons, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Arnold H. Seto, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Binita Shah, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Cesar A. Jara, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Craig J. Beavers, PharmD, FAHA, AACC, BCPS-AQ Cardiology, CACP May 2016 May 2018
    Daniel M. Kolansky, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Dmitriy N. Feldman, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Gregory W. Barsness, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Hitinder S. Gurm, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Henry S. Jennings, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Joel Kupfer, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Jordan G. Safirstein, MD, FSCAI May 2015 May 2019
    Kirk N. Garratt, MD, MSc, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Krishan V. Soni, MD, MBA December 2017 May 2020
    Mark W. Burket, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Mladen I. Vidovich, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Rajesh V. Swaminathan, MD May 2016 May 2018
    Reza Fazel, MD, MSc, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Ricky D. Latham, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Sridevi R. Pitta, MD, MBA, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Sridhar Sampath Kumar, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020
    Sunil V. Rao, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Suresh R. Mulukutla, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2018
    Verghese Mathew, MD, FSCAI May 2016 May 2019
    Vimal I Nanavati, MD, FSCAI, FACC December 2017 May 2020
    Zoran Lasic, MD, FSCAI December 2017 May 2020