Each participant receives a one-year membership. Membership renewal is based on active participation in University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Membership Council Meetings (must attend at least two meetings per year), quality assurance process and continuing educational activities, and maintaining active medical staff status.

For more information on how to become an Affiliated Partner, please call Daniel I. Simon, MD, Director, at 216-844-5347.

Membership Advantages

  • Eligible to participate in the UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Membership Council
  • Participation in leading-edge clinical trials that bring new treatments and technology to your patients
  • Access to intranet and physician portal information
  • 24-hour UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Access Coordinator: 216-844-8448 or 877-844-8448 answered 24/7 by experienced cardiovascular nurse practitioners who triage patients and expedite the admission of your patient
  • Transfer Center: 216-844-1111
  • Access to telemedicine services, where available
  • Access to CME programs, including UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute grand rounds and clinical conferences via videoconferencing
  • Participate in collaborative relationships to develop best practices

Inclusion Criteria

  • Board certification or eligibility in cardiovascular medicine specialty as recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Active state license in Ohio
  • Active practice in your specialty

All participants will be held to the clinical practice guidelines of University Hospitals and/or regional standards such as:

  • The QA, Peer Review, and other appropriate clinical review processes
  • Providing patient care according to nationally-accepted practice and protocols to ensure quality of care and exceptional clinical outcomes
  • Active participation in patient care in a manner that promotes interdisciplinary treatment planning and patient satisfaction
  • Maintaining clinically appropriate quality outcomes in local venue

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