The Non-Invasive Cardiology Department is committed to providing a high standard of noninvasive cardiology imaging technologies such as Cardiac Ultrasound and nuclear tracer imaging for early detection and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Patients who are at risk for heart diseases either because of genetics or lifestyles, choices are especially well served by the enhanced capabilities offered by the technology available today. Noninvasive cardiology techniques are typically safe and painless, and allow one to resume normal activities almost immediately. NIC department is committed to performing high quality, cost effective diagnostic evaluations for inpatients and outpatients. It offers innovative services and equipment to provide advanced noninvasive methods and technologies to diagnose heart diseases. Excellence is achieved through the education and technical skills of the professional/technical staff performing the studies, well-maintained state of the art diagnostics equipment, and the commitment on the part of all staff to meet the needs of our customers; physicians and interrelated medical departments. Our board – certified cardiologists and the nationally accredited technologist will immediately and accurately diagnose one’s condition so they can move ahead towards their treatment.
The NonInvasive Cardiology Department works under the medical directorship of the Medical Director and it is under the administrative/technical leadership of the Director Echo Lab and Director Nuclear Cardiology.
NIC Department (Echo, ETT, Nuclear Cardiology Dept.) operates from 8:00am to 9:00pm daily including Sundays and Public Holidays.
- Emergency Echo is catered to round the clock
- Portable Echo services are also available for immobile patients (mostly ER, CCU, and ICU)
Focus on Quality:
The extent of services is determined by evaluation of cost-effectiveness, appropriateness, quality of results and availability of suitably trained and educated staff and equipment resources. Our main focus is on the timely delivery of reports without compromising the quality at all steps.
Picture Archiving and Communicating System:
Our PACS (Picture Archiving and Communicating System) is the essence of our services which provides online transfer of images to our servers thus facilitating our Physicians to have an easy access anywhere within the hospital and outreach diagnostics services.
There are opportunities for on job training and the staff members are encouraged to keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date by participating in the interdepartmental educational and professional meetings, continuing education, lectures, small group discussions, seminars, and conferences.
To improve the quality of services the department encourages the staff to increase their awareness on their role in the interconnected environment through continuing medical educations and programs.
Highest Quality Services:
Key Performance / Quality Indicators are monitored for achieving an excellent result to assure the highest quality services. Indicators with excellent results will be continuously monitored and a new set of indicators will be established to improve more on the quality of healthcare services provided by the department. These sets of Quality Improvement Indicators are studied and discussed in the Hospital’s QAD (Quality Assurance Dept.) committee meetings. These indicators are monitored regularly and submitted to the hospital Quality Assurance Department. Further action plans for these indicators are coordinated with the concerned unit if the need arises.