January 2014

 

In this Issue

Office-Based Intervention

Clinical Considerations and Practice-Management Decisions for Success in the Outpatient Setting

Issue

Supplement

Guest Chief Medical Editors’ Page

Office-Based Intervention

By Ross Milner, MD, and Krishna M. Jain, MD

COVER STORIES

Safety and Feasibility of Office-Based Endovascular Procedures

Lessons learned during a 6-year experience performing dialysis access and vascular interventions in an office setting.

By Krishna M. Jain, MD; John Munn, MD; Mark Rummel, MD; Dan Johnston, MD; Syed Alam, MD; and Chris Longton, RN

Outpatient Centers: The Academic Perspective (or Lack Thereof)

Can academic centers evolve to a community approach for outpatient interventional care?

By Ross Milner, MD, and Ravi Veeraswamy, MD

The Outpatient Endovascular and Interventional Society

This new society, formed for outpatient and office-based endovascular procedures, uniquely represents and unites three endovascular specialties.

By Jeffrey Carr, MD, FACC

Ask the Experts

What is one thing you have learned that you wish you knew the day you began planning your outpatient practice?

With Arthur Lee, MD, and Carlo A. Dall’Olmo, MD

Ask the Experts

Which trends in outpatient vascular care are most concerning to you right now? The most encouraging?

With John F. Angle, MD, and Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT

Data Management: A Well-Defined Strategy for Office-Based Labs

With increased pressure on pricing and quality care comes a greater need to accurately track practice analytics than ever before.

By Wael Elseaidy, PhD, and Michael Thompson

Device Decisions for Office-Based Endovascular Labs

Key considerations in selecting everything from imaging equipment to disposables.

By Joseph A. Coatti, MD, FACS

Financial Considerations for Office-Based Intervention Labs

An introduction to the revenue potential and costs of setup and operation.

By Hwa Kho, PhD, MBA, and Sam Ahn, MD, FACS, MBA

Renting an Office-Based Lab

Current and expected changes to reimbursement, regulation, and practice models all provide for an unstable fiscal environment in which committing significant sums of money to fixed assets may not bring a return on investment.

By Deepak G. Nair, MD, MS, MHA, RVT, FACS

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY

Sponsored by Boston Scientific Corporation

Early Experience With Peripheral Rotablator Atherectomy

A Cost-Effective Solution for Calcium

By Sonya S. Noor, MD

VESSEL UPDATE

Perspective: Exploring Outpatient EVAR

Pipe dream or reality? With a new generation of low-profile devices emerging, Michael D. Dake, MD, shares his thoughts on the future of taking endovascular aneurysm repair to the outpatient setting.

PHYSICIAN COUNSEL

The Sunshine Act Inevitably Rises

2014’s key implementation dates and how physicians can be better prepared for them.

By Steven J. Cagnetta, Esq., and Steven K. Ladd

CODING & REIMBURSEMENT

The Economic Viability of Freestanding Centers: Can They Survive?

As reimbursement models continue to change, freestanding office-based care remains valuable but should be approached carefully.

By Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, FACR

DEPARTMENTS

Innovations

A preview of today's new products.

An Interview With Mark J. Garcia, MD, MS, FSIR

This venous expert shares his insights on physician education for DVT management, compression syndromes, and his venous armamentarium wish list.

 

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About Endovascular Today

Endovascular Today is a publication dedicated to bringing you comprehensive coverage of all the latest technology, techniques, and developments in the endovascular field. Our Editorial Advisory Board is composed of the top endovascular specialists, including interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, neurologists, and vascular medicine practitioners, and our publication is read by an audience of more than 22,000 members of the endovascular community.