August 2015

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Volume 15 Issue 8

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Bradley Knight, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Jodie Elrod
Production Manager
Alexa Flinn

Editorial Correspondence

Jodie Elrod, Managing Editor, EP Lab Digest
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In a new article by Kevin R. Campbell, MD, FACC, he writes about how patients and physicians in both the U.S. and abroad are now even more connected and active in the digital world.
Chris Atherton, MPA, BSN, RN discusses implementing Boston Scientific’s LATITUDE Consult System in the Emergency Department at Indiana University Health LaPorte Hospital.
This month we highlight an EP program in Brooklyn, New York.
Raffaele Corbisiero, MD, FACC, and David Muller, RN, FCE discuss the steps needed for an effective treatment strategy for CRT non-responders. 
Dr. Ulhas M. Pandurangi presents a new EP quiz to our readers. 
Tonja LaDue, RCIS, MBA discusses the goals for expanding St. Luke’s EP program.   
With the broad reach of Apple’s new software platform and high initial response rates to the MyHeart Counts app, the medical community has good reason to be excited for the future of clinical research in cardiovascular health. 
The SICP has developed a unified Scope of Practice for the RCES. In this update, they define the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities of the Electrophysiology Cardiovascular Professional.
Todd J. Cohen, MD and colleagues review the importance of having a second redundant ventricular lead in the event of lead failure. 
Cyrus A. Hadadi, MD and colleagues present information about AUCMonkey.com, a suite of tools available as an app and as a website optimized for mobile access.