UAB Medicine Heart & Vascular Physician Updates

UAB MEDICINE: THE PREFERRED CHOICE FOR CARDIOVASCULAR REFERRALS CONNECTING YOUR PATIENTS TO MORE ADVANCED TREATMENT OPTIONS NOT ALL OF YOUR PATIENTS REQUIRE SPECIALIZED CARE. BUT FOR THOSE WHO DO, UAB MEDICINE CARDIOVASCULAR SERVICES OFFERS THE WIDEST RANGE OF EXPERTISE AND THE MOST ADVANCED, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT OPTIONS. You want the most comprehensive care for your patients, so connect them with the people who can help you provide it. UAB Medicine is the only nationally ranked hospital in Alabama, and we have been awarded the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ highest quality overall rating for heart bypass and aortic valve replacement for the most recent two years. Connecting with UAB Medicine means collaboration on the care of your patient. To facilitate this coordination of care, we maintain a friendly, experienced physician liaison team devoted to providing excellent service and assisting with the referral process. And to support transparency, the UAB Ambassador Program provides referring physicians the ability to follow their patients’ inpatient and outpatient visits to UAB Medicine via a web-based EMR tool that is secure, HIPAA-compliant, and 100 percent free. GET CONNECTED TO UAB MEDICINE CARDIOVASCULAR SERVICES • Alabama’s first and most experienced Comprehensive Valve Program • The first TAVR program in the state, and the first to offer the Mitraclip procedure • Advanced therapies for heart failure not available elsewhere in Alabama • Unparalleled experience treating the full spectrum of cardiac rhythm disorders • National leader in treating and managing adult congenital heart disease and the only such program in Alabama • Experts in the complex surgical repair of aortic aneurysms For more information or to refer a patient, please call UAB MIST (Medical Information Service via Telephone) at 1.800.UAB.MIST (800.822.6478) or visit CALL UAB MIST 800.822.6478 OR VISIT UABMEDICINE.ORG/CVREFER