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ScottCare and UTHealth EP Heart Program Partner to Educate the Next Wave of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Specialists
[August 07, 2019]

ScottCare and UTHealth EP Heart Program Partner to Educate the Next Wave of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Specialists


ScottCare Cardiovascular Solutions and the EP Heart Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Training Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) today announced a collaboration intended to provide an intensive training experience for individuals interested in pursuing a career as Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Specialists and Technical Specialists.

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The EP Heart Program offers two programs, one for those interested in pursuing a career as a Technical Specialist in the Cardiac Medical Device industry, and an 8-week intensive for those interested in working within a hospital or cardiology practice as a Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Specialist or Manager. The EP Heart Program is affiliated with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Memorial Hermann Health System, and EP Heart Electrophysiologists for a unique educational experience.

The collaboration offers professional trainees a learning experience with educators from one of the premiere institutions in the country along with real world tools that are utilized within many major group practices and hospitals across the country. "ScottCare has a long history of supporting institutions and efforts to educate and further the cardiac care industry. We have a shared commitment with UTHealth of improving and expanding the way that physicians can provide care for their patients. By entering this partnership with the EP Heart Program, we are excited to have the opportunity to be at the ground floor with trainees and to show them what is possible," says Deepak Malhotra, General Manager of ScottCare.

John Boettcher, MBA, MEd Testamur NASPExAM, the Cardiac Rhyhm Management Program Director at UTHealth, adds, "It is the vision of the Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Training Program at McGovern Medical School to create a dynamic training environment that can only be found in the Texas Medical Center through our affiliation with the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of education in cardiac electrophysiology. Therefore, we offer educational experiences that allow participants to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to not only provide clinical support to physicians in the EP profession, but to also become respected colleagues. This collaboration with ScottCare allows us to enhance our mission by providing participants experience with the types of tools and technologies that they will interact with once they graduate the program, no matter where they may end up geographically. We look forward to this partnership and delivering meaningful education to those who strive for a purposeful career."



About ScottCare Cardiovascular Solutions

ScottCare develops, markets and sells cardiac monitoring products and services for cardiology offices, hospitals and independent diagnostic testing facilities to aid in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease. ScottCare is the market leader in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation monitoring solutions and provides the industry's only single platform for ambulatory ECG diagnostic monitoring and cardiac implanted device management. ScottCare also provides technical labor and IT hosting services for ambulatory ECG diagnostic and cardiac implanted device monitoring through its Ambucor Health Solutions division. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, ScottCare is a subsidiary of The Scott Fetzer Company, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of high-quality products comprising more than 20 businesses. To learn more, visit www.scottcare.com.


About UTHealth

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston's health university and Texas' resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing, John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School, and schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, and public health. UTHealth includes the UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists, and UT Health Services. The university's primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital. For more information, visit www.uth.edu.


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