• TRAnsition for Value: Improving Patient-Centered Outcomes in High-Risk PCI

    Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

    Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Jefferson Ballroom, 3rd Level
    Two Poydras Street
    New Orleans, LA

    Sponsored by SCAI

    Supported by Medtronic

    Learning Objectives

    Incorporate best practices relating to transradial catheterization related to:

    • The current evidence underlying the radial approach to PCI is utilized in patient selection, pre-procedural evaluation, arterial and venous access, catheter choices, hemostasis, intraprocedural adjunctive pharmacotherapy and post-procedural care.
    • The economic impact of adopting radial access for angiography and PCI to understand the economic pressures affecting the cath lab and how to utilize strategies to increase efficiency and patient throughput.
    • The application of the concepts, advantages, and implementation of same day discharge after PCI.


    Time (CT)



    12:15 PM Introduction to the Transradial For Value Program  Sunil V. Rao, MD, FSCAI
    12:20 PM Access Site Strategies to Increase Efficiency and Outcomes Sunil V. Rao, MD, FSCAI
    12:35 PM Healthcare Econ 101: What You Need to Know to Make the Cath Lab Financially Functional Amit P. Amin, MD
    12:50 PM Putting It All Together: Access Site, Antithrombotic Therapy, and Same-Day Discharge Adhir R. Shroff, MD, MPH, FSCAI
    1:05 PM Discussion Sunil V. Rao, MD, FSCAI


    Accreditation Statement

    The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Certification Statement

    The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure Information

    As part of SCAI’s ACCME compliance activities, SCAI collects disclosure information from all faculty and staff members indicating relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Faculty disclosure information will be made known to the participants prior to the activity. No SCAI staff member disclosed any financial relationships with any commercial interest for the year 2016. All the conflicts were resolved before the activity. The content was peer reviewed for medical accuracy, fair balance, and non-bias.