HRS promotes high-quality patient care, and represents the legal, advocacy, regulatory, clinical, and basic research interests and educational goals of heart rhythm specialists.
Health Policy Efforts Include
- Advocating for standards around the study, treatment, management, and physician reimbursement/coding for cardiac rhythm disorders
- Communicating with CMS, FDA, NIH, Congress
- Promoting optimal patient care
Heart Rhythm 2022
Access the Heart Rhythm 2022 Health Policy program by clicking on the session titles below.
Device Advisories and the Recent Battery of Battery Problems: Why do battery failures occur, when do they lead to CIED recalls, and how can you monitor patients with an affected device?
EP Devices: Utilization, Complications, and Safety Advisories: Learn about EP device issues ranging from LAAO complications, CRT-D utilization, CIED recalls, and the learning curve for catheter ablation.
Sex and Gender in Cardiac Implantable Device Development: The US FDA will present challenges and opportunities to enhance inclusion of women in device development.
The "How To" and "What To Know" for a Successful EP Practice: Discuss everyday practical issues that clinical EPs face, such as implementing SDM into the workflow, getting preauthorization for procedures, and advocating to hospital administration.