Inclusion Criteria

University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Provides Exclusive Program for Cardiovascular Affiliates

Participation in UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute’s Affiliated Membership Program in Cleveland, Ohio is only available to physicians who are board-certified or board-qualified in a cardiovascular medicine specialty, as recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties. In addition, cardiologists must be licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio and practice in an active cardiology practice.

Members must also be active members of a University Hospitals-defined partnership hospital or hospital affiliated with a defined clinical institute and may not be employed or have a fiduciary interest or material financial relationship with a competing health system.

The Affiliated Membership Program holds its members to the strict clinical practice guidelines upheld at UH. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Participating in quality assurance, peer review and other appropriate clinical review processes
  • Providing quality of care according to nationally accepted practices for exceptional clinical results
  • Planning that includes interdisciplinary treatment
  • Participating in all aspects of care to ensure patient satisfaction
  • Maintaining clinically appropriate quality outcomes

Renewal of Participation

For renewal of participation in the Affiliated Membership Program, participants must be actively involved in the program and attend at least two meetings annually. Other criteria for membership renewal include:

  • Participation in the quality assurance process
  • Involvement in continuing medical education (CME)
  • Maintaining active medical staff status

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