Growth strategy for cardiovascular services takes center stage as many reform efforts and current market forces have the potential to greatly affect the demand for CV services. For instance, the intensifying scrutiny over procedure appropriateness, increased pressure to prevent avoidable readmissions, and the shift of volumes to the outpatient setting are likely to soften inpatient CV volumes.
To assist members in forecasting the business, the Cardiovascular Roundtable has released updated Inpatient and Outpatient Market Estimators. These tools provide five- and ten-year volume projections for specific hospital regions, determined by zip codes or counties. In reflection of these new offerings, cardiovascular expert Brian Contos highlights the key drivers of growth for CV services.
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