Cardiovascular Market Report: Growth Dynamics and Program Finances




What trends and strategies are shaping the future destiny of the cardiovascular service line? Take a look at the future forecast through the expert eyes of Brian Contos, an executive director with The Advisory Board Company. Is your program poised to take advantage of changing market dynamics such as outpatient care, reimbursement and payment policies? And what about implantables, MACRA, patient-focused care and interventional procedures?

Learn from this expert about:

  • How to navigate the evolution from inpatient care to outpatient care
  • Making sense of MACRA and MIPS
  • Why patient care and financial success are not about the procedure but about the program
  • The ingredients of building a successful Protected PCI program
  • The vital link between improving quality, reducing variation and decreasing cost
  • How to think differently in organizing and delivering care
  • The power of partnering with other hospitals

Learning Objectives

  • How to make sense of MACRA – and why now is the time to get started
  • How to take advantage of the alternative payment model
  • The importance of identifying the right patients for the right procedures
  • How can providers capture dollars via ICD-10 codes
  • Why interventional programs need to take advantage of best practices learned from TAVR
  • How to be a part of the vital ecosystem of cardiovascular care
  • Defining and achieving quality outcomes
  • The impact of patient consumerism in cardiovascular care


Target Audience

  • Chiefs of Cardiology
  • Cardiologists and Interventional Cardiologists
  • Cardiology Service Line Directors
  • Cardiovascular Administrators
  • Hospital and Health System Administrators



Brian ContosBrian Contos
Executive Director
The Advisory Board Mary TierneyMary Tierney
Chief Content Officer
TriMed Media Group