The admitting physician will evaluate the need for cardiac rehab and if indicated will order the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation referral using the Acute Coronary Syndrome order form. Once ordered in Meditech a referral to outpatient services is generated and a follow up appointment is scheduled. Cardiac Care Coordinator:
The Cardiac Care Coordinator, as defined by Pullman Regional Hospital, is the Director of Hospitalists. The coordinator and his/her designees will be responsible for the overall review and development of the internal cardiac care operations, policy development, data analysis, performance improvement and system collaboration based on National Standards, guideline review and continuing education. They are responsible for communicating and in education the effected departments with the hospital.
Pullman Regional Hospital’s Critical Care/Medicine Committee will be responsible for reviewing data on an annual basis for internal Quality Improvement (QI) based on the process and outcome data collected using the CMS Core Measures for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and data received from the Regional Level 1 participants for transferred patients.
Internal data will be used to evaluate process and outcomes for