The Evolution of Arkansas Heart’s Radial Access Program

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In today’s Healthcare environment hospital administrators, physicians and their staff are facing pressures to reduce the cost of procedures while maintaining the best clinical outcomes. This feature on Arkansas Heart gives a concise look at how they made a significant and pronounced move to Radial Access in the cardiac catheterization lab in order to achieve optimal clinical outcomes, maintain profitability and gain other operational efficiencies. In addition, this case study highlights Arkansas Heart’s approach to staffing education and resource allocation to get patients discharged in a timely manner and same day of procedure where appropriate.