International Cardiovascular Program

International Consulting Service 
 

Delivering quality patient care is key to maintaining and growing the cardiovascular program.

Our extensive U.S. and international experience working with cardiovascular hospitals in a wide range of environments and competitive conditions positions us to assist our clients to design, develop and implement their business through a variety of methodologies and tactics.

 

   

Business Planning
 
 
Technology & Facilities
 
 
Staff Training

New Program/Service Feasibility Assessment and Comprehensive Business Planning

  • Market and environmental assessment – local, regional, national trends; technological trends/projections; detailed demand forecasting; competitor impact; business and marketing plans
  • Facilities and equipment requirements; capital budget; financial proformas
  • Implementation planning, coordination and oversight
  • Policies and procedures; job descriptions and other related materials
  • Physician and staff recruitment
  • Range of Programs/Services: Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery; Hybrid OR/TAVR Program/Valve Clinic; Vascular and Endovascular Services; Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Laboratory; PCI without surgery-on-site; Cardiac Rhythm Management/Electrophysiology/Arrhythmia Program; Adult Congenital Heart Disease; CHF Programs and Clinics; Women’s Heart Services; Sports Cardiology; Adult and Pediatric Programs; Screening, Early Detection and Prevention Programs; Advanced Imaging

 Technology, Equipment and Facilities Planning

  • Facility designs that ensure reasonable service provision, match volume of services, support patient and physician satisfaction, promote efficiency and flexibility of operation, and anticipate changes in technology
  • Initial layout and schematic design in coordination with healthcare architects and engineers; construction document development; technology assessment and planning; equipment specifications
  • Remodels and new construction; inpatient and outpatient
  • Technology assessment and planning
  • Equipment specifications

 Staffing and Technical Training 

  • Assess staff capabilities, and staffing levels vs. projected volume; benchmarking with world-class programs/practices
  • Identification of required new positions; position descriptions, job specifications and postings; compensation surveys and recommendations
  • Physician and staff prequalification; candidate evaluation, including telephone and on site interviews; background and reference checks; recruitment process management/oversight; selection process assistance and recommendations
  • Professional contracts and agreements
  • Off-site staff training at world-class programs
  • Visiting physician arrangements – short term and long term

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