LUMEDX Announces Certification for the ACC- NCDR® ICD RegistryTM 2.0

   The American College of Cardiology has certified LUMEDX Corporation, the industry leader in integrated cardiovascular information systems and the number one provider of ACC software, as an official ACC-NCDR ICD Registry 2.0 software vendor.    LUMEDX’s Export to ICD Registry solution is the latest in a suite of software applications developed to address the growing need for impeccable, accessible cardiovascular data, streamlined clinical workflows and superior data management.    As the healthcare industry places more emphasis on quality measurement, transparency and evidence-based care, registry participation becomes increasingly critical. The ACC-NCDR ICD Registry collects data for implantable cardioverter defibrillator procedures. Version 2.0 has been extended to include pediatric ICD implant data; trial, ventricular, defibrillator, and left-heart lead information at time of implant, revision, replacement, or surgical abandonment; updated quality indicators; and more.     “The ICD Registry module represents the very best of LUMEDX. It’s a sophisticated solution that makes life easier for heart hospitals because it enables comprehensive data collection while simplifying the registry-participation process,” says Katrina Craig Valvis, LUMEDX Manager of Registry Development. “And because LUMEDX software is designed to integrate with other Apollo clinical data repository modules, the ICD Registry Module merges seamlessly with the EP module, providing cardiovascular service lines with robust analysis capability.”    LUMEDX’s ICD Registry software allows hospitals to: • Capture data at the point of care • Improve data accuracy • Submit automatically to the ACC • Run reports internally • Review program performance    To learn more and receive a free Registry Portfolio CD, visit http://www.lumedx.com/registry/index.asp.    With over 600 heart center clients worldwide, LUMEDX is a leading provider of fully integrated cardiovascular information systems and the fastest-growing cardiology PACS solutions provider. Their cardiovascular imaging and information solutions play a critical role in helping healthcare systems meet many of today's challenges and opportunities, including pay- for-performance, evidence-based medicine, greater competition and transparency in the marketplace, and new governmental regulations.