WITH IBERIA MEDICAL CENTER FOR CARDIAC SERVICE LINE
IBERIA - Cardiovascular
Institute of the South (CIS) has partnered with Iberia Medical Center to manage
the cardiovascular service line at the hospital.
This new collaboration will allow for
CIS and Iberia Medical Center to provide the most advanced, high-quality
cardiovascular diagnostics and treatment to the community of New Iberia. These
expanded services will include CIS management of the cardiac cath lab, as well
as the ongoing development of new interventional procedures and treatment regimens
at the hospital. Hospital
services include catheterizations, angiograms, angioplasties, and a variety of
"Any effective cardiovascular program requires physicians
and hospitals to work together,” said CIS CEO David Konur. "This is a great
opportunity to provide joint care in New Iberia, allowing us to offer more
comprehensive care to improve outcomes of the patients in the community.”
collaboration is clearly aligned with the hospital’s mission and will enhance
our cardiovascular services by allowing for expanded resources, continued
improved outcomes and greater efficiencies,” stated Parker Templeton, Iberia
Medical Center CEO.
With cardiovascular disease remaining the number
one cause of death in Louisiana, this partnership comes at a crucial time to
create more awareness for vascular disease and to help our community members
understand their risk and the importance of early detection.