Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee - Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
The purpose of the committee is to ensure high quality in the processes of care of the cath lab to ensure excellent outcomes. Some goals are to eliminate outliers, reduce variation, and enhance performance. The QA monthly meeting provides rapid turnover feedback mechanisms. The committee is committed to educational opportunities for the staff and incorporating practice standards and guidelines into the laboratory operation. Internal, regional, and national comparative data is included that address cognitive knowledge, procedural skill, clinical judgment, and procedural outcomes.