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Ferebee D, Scoville G. A Cinical Series of Cardiovascular Angiography: Part II. Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Adoption of new contrast injection method: Impact on costs, patient length-of-stay, and physician and staff satisfaction. May 2009.


In response to increasing cost pressures and the desire to improve patient care by decreasing patient length-of-stay (LOS), Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, evaluated and installed ACIST® CVi contrast injection systems in the spring of 2007 in all eight rooms of its multi-procedure cath lab. Installation of the ACIST contrast injection systems has reduced contrast and closure device usage, increased cost savings, shortened recovery times and patient length-of-stay (LOS), and increased physician and staff satisfaction.

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