1.SHAPE/Heart Health Program

A scientific and clinically based educational program to increase referrals of “appropriately indicated” patients


a. Onsite training of physician leadership
b. Onsite training of medical education team
c. Onsite training of administrators
d. Custom CAC educational material

i. Cardiology/Radiology
ii. Primary care
iii. Self-Insured employer
iv. Community

e.Program marketing materials
f.Physician reference materials
g.Comprehensive CAC Physician Resource Manuals

ii.Primary Care

h.Economic impact analysis/projections
i.Ongoing performance monitoring

i.Clinical performance
ii.Economic performance

2.CT/CAC Operations Development Package

Ensures operational efficiency and standardization of patient selection, image acquisition, CAC results reporting, and patient outcomes management


a. Onsite training

i.   Business and financial
ii.  CAC reading and results
iii. CAC timeline
iv. Operations
v.   Policies and procedures
vi.  Scheduling and supplies

a.   Template department forms
b.   Template Policy and procedures

3. Certified SHAPE/Heart Health “Center of Excellence”

National and local program recognition
Increased “appropriate patient volumes
Standardized performance and outcomes
Reimbursement when available
Network access to CAC Centers

4. Performance Benchmarking

Quarterly internal benchmarking
i.  Program development
ii. Patient selection
iii. Referral patterns
iv. Patient outcomes
v.  Economic impact

4. Quarterly National benchmarking

i.   Patient selection
ii.  Referral patterns
iii. Patient outcomes
iv.  Economic impact

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