Lawriter - OAC - 3701-84-79 Pediatric cardiac catheterization service - performance measures.

3701-84-79 Pediatric cardiac catheterization service - performance measures.

(A) Each provider of a pediatric cardiac catheterization service should meet a volume goal of at least one hundred pediatric cardiac catheterization procedures per year consistent with the 2012 American college of cardiology foundation/society for cardiovascular angiography and interventions expert consensus document on cardiac catheterization laboratory standards update available at

(B) Volume goals shall be considered by the director in conjunction with other indicators of quality and not as the sole indicator of service performance.

(C) Failure to meet a volume goal for two consecutive years may trigger an extended review of the pediatric cardiac catheterization service by the director including possible inspections.

(D) No minimum per physician volume is recommended, however, the combination of high mortality and low volume shall trigger a thorough internal review of an individual physician by the pediatric cardiac catheterization service.

Effective: 8/1/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 02/27/2017 and 03/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3702.11, 3702.13
Rule Amplifies: 3702.11, 3702.12, 3702.13 , 3702.14, 3702.141, 3702.15, 3702.16, 3702.18, 3702.19, 3702.20
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/1997, 3/24/03, 6/1/07