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19th Annual SA Heart Congress 2018

  • 2018 April, 20 | 19th Annual SA Heart Congress 2018

19th Annual SA Heart Congress 2018
4-7 October 2018
What does the future hold?

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SASCI Visiting Professor Program 2018 – Feedback from world renowned Prof David R Holmes

  • 2018 March, 23 | SASCI Visiting Professor Program 2018 – Feedback from world renowned Prof David R Holmes | Category: SASCI

Over the past few years, the SASCI Visiting Professor Program has become a highlight on the SASCI Academic calendar. This year, with the longstanding support from Medtronic and Pharma Dynamics, SASCI brought world renowned interventional cardiologist, Professor David R Holmes Jr from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA to South Africa for a two-month tenure.

“On Monday 5 February, I arrived here in South Africa with the endless possibilities to interact with physicians, catheterization lab staff and patients.  The goal to foster the interchange of ideas and implement new evolving approaches for the treatment of a variety of cardiovascular diseases – from complex interventional procedure to structural heart disease such as left atrial appendage occlusion.  In this first week I am struck by several observations.”

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Submission by the South African Society of Cardiovascular Intervention - HMI Tariff Determination Pr

  • 2018 February, 27 | Submission by the South African Society of Cardiovascular Intervention - HMI Tariff Determination Project | Category: Events, ISCAP, SASCI

SASCI welcomes the opportunity to participate in this part of the Health Market Inquiry (HMI), addressing the issue of price determination. It has noted the HMI’s document on this regard, as well as the submissions made on Friday, 13 October 2017, by various stakeholders on this matter. 

As a matter of background, SASCI wishes to raise the following as relevant to the current HMI project, as it shows how the fixation on line items and specific codes and tariffs are frustrating to doctors, and possibly not in the best interest of patients

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SASCI Educational Grant Application Portal 2018

  • 2018 February, 20 | SASCI Educational Grant Application Portal 2018 | Category: Events, ISCAP, SASCI

SASCI Educational Grant Application Portal 2018
Educational Grants through SASCI towards attendance of AfricaPCR Courses 2018

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SASCI and SA Heart - Visiting Professor 2018 Evening Lecture Series: Pretoria

  • 2018 January, 24 | SASCI and SA Heart - Visiting Professor 2018 Evening Lecture Series: Pretoria | Category: Events, ISCAP, SASCI

SASCI and SA Heart - Visiting Professor 2018 Evening Lecture Series: Pretoria
With Prof David R. Holmes Jr. from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

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SASCI and SA Heart - Visiting Professor 2018 Evening Lecture Series: Johannesburg

  • 2018 January, 24 | SASCI and SA Heart - Visiting Professor 2018 Evening Lecture Series: Johannesburg | Category: Events, ISCAP, SASCI

SASCI and SA Heart - Visiting Professor 2018 Evening Lecture Series: Johannesburg
With Prof David R. Holmes Jr. from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

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