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Invasive Cardiac Services Advisory Committee (ICSAC)

Information about our Invasive Cardiac Services Advisory Committee.

Our committee considers topics around the safe and effective provision of cardiac services. Our primary concern is patient safety. We make decisions, through consensus, on how to prioritize good outcomes and high quality care over time. Our goal is to develop evidence-based recommendations that benefit the system as a whole.

We address the following topics:

  • Developing a model for oversight/monitoring of facilities performing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
  • Expansion of PCI to other facilities
  • Volume minimums for procedures

Upcoming meetings

There are no scheduled meetings at this time.

Previous meetings

February 1, 2017
October 21, 2015
April 17, 2014
October 25, 2013

ICSAC authorizing regulations

Additional Resources for ICSAC authorizing regulations

ICSAC members

Clifford Berger

Interventionalist, Good Samaritan Medical Center

Julie Bonenfant

Quality Improvement and Data Outcomes Manger, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Daniel Engelman

President, Massachusetts Chapter of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons;  Cardiac Surgeon, Baystate Medical Center

Katherine Fillo

Director, Clinical Quality Improvement, Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Daniel Fisher

Interventionalist, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Jean-Pierre Geagea

Interventionalist, Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital

Anuj Goel

Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Massachusetts Hospital Association

Alice Jacobs

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs for Medicine, Boston Medical Center;  Former Interventionalist

Aaron Kugelmass

Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Program, Baystate Medical Center

Anthony Marks

Interventionalist, South Shore Hospital

Laura Mauri

Interventionalist, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Sharon McKenna

Nurse Manager for Catheterization and Electrophysiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Karen Nelson

Consumer

Sharon-Lise Normand

Director, Massachusetts Data Analysis Center (Mass-DAC)

Duane Pinto

President, Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Cardiology; Interventionalist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Frederic Resnic

Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventionalist, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Jamie Waters

Interventionalist, Lowell General Hospital

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