Cityheart is a specialist reception for patients with cardiovascular disease.
The reception was founded in 2005 and is located in East Jeff.
They investigate and treat vomiting, heart failure, rhythm disorders, high blood pressure, flap, suspicion of heart disease in young athletes and perform preoperative assessments.
They investigate, diagnose and treat patients with cardiovascular disease such as:
– coronary heart disease (myocardial infarction and vaginal cramps)
– rhythm disorders (eg atrial fibrillation)
– fat loss
The perform the following cardiological examinations:
– rest ECG
– echocardiography – ultrasound examination of the heart
– pre-operative assessments and assessments of young athletes in case of suspicion of heart disease
Medicine cityheartCityheart works closely with Aleris PhysiologyLab for other physiological studies such as:
Long-term blood pressure
– long-term ECG registration when investigating rhythm disorders
– circumferential corrosion reductions
– sleep recordings in case of suspicion of nightly respiratory arrest
Clinical Studies / Research
Cityheart participates in several clinical studies / research projects. This contributes to new effective treatment methods for cardiovascular disease and leads to continuous development of skills.
They conduct research in:
– blood thinning
– vaginal cramps
– fat loss
Overall goals and strategies:
This year’s goal for patient safety work has been to maintain the good patient contact with professional and high quality care
By 2016, the reception has switched to a new journal Take Care to increase patient safety and to provide improved information and support in health care.
Their goals for 2017 are to implement and manage all benefits of Take Care in patient contact.
Organizational responsibility for patient safety work:
The business leaders for cityheart are Dr Rumiana Zlatewa and Dr. Lars Hjelmaeus.
The business managers are responsible for patient safety work and are responsible for handling comments and complaints and changing procedures for avoiding healthcare injuries.
Structure for follow-up / evaluation:
Patients are encouraged to report perceived abnormalities of performed or prescribed treatment / investigation. The reception has a high level of accessibility to accomplish this.
Quality checks are performed regularly for their medical devices such as ECG and ultrasound.
How patient safety work has been carried out and what measures have been taken to increase patient safety.
Analysis of event reporting is done regularly by relevant personnel.
Work clothes were used in accordance with current guidelines.
Collaboration to prevent injuries:
After transition to Take Care, the handling of referrals and referral responses has been simplified and improved. Reception generally has short lead times and always information on delayed surveys to minimize healthcare injuries.
The reception has small or minimal risks associated with patient visits. Incorrect diagnosis and thus incorrect / delayed treatment may occur but are rare.
The healthcare professionals’ reporting obligation, as well as the staff’s complaints and comments on the quality.
The staff’s complaints and comments are always discussed with the immediate manager.
Handling of complaints and comments from people other than staff:
Complaints and comments may be made orally or in writing in both letters and mail. All complaints are assessed and handled.
Information regarding the application for Patient Injury Insurance or Patient Committee is available.
Collaboration with patients and close relatives:
Relatives always have the opportunity to attend and discuss the patient’s investigation / investigation.
In 2016, no cases have occurred which are considered to be serious or where higher authority has been involved.