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ISIC and National Health Coverage System (BPJS) Coordination Meeting

June 3, 2018

A good coordination between a healthcare provider and the payer is key to ensure good healthcare service, especially on such a large scale like national health coverage system (BPJS In Indonesia). Cardiovascular service is one of the largest coverage proportion of BPJS, with Interventional cardiology being the biggest cost of all cardiovascular service. This coordination is very important to ensure people of Indonesia will have access to a good interventional cardiology service while helping BPJS reaching its sustainability. (WA)  

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ISIC and BAPETEN Collaboration Program

June 3, 2018

The fifth batch of Radiation Safety and Protection Workshop for interventional cardiologist had concluded on 31st March 2018. But it would not end the collaboration between The Indonesian Society of Interventional Cardiology and Indonesia's Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (BAPETEN - Badan Pengawas Tenaga Nuklir). Around 150 interventional cardiologist had joined this program to get better knowledge…

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Training Course on Radiation Safety and Protection for Interventional Cardiologist

March 3, 2018

Working hand in hand with Indonesia's Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (BAPETEN - Badan Pengawas Tenaga Nuklir), ISIC organize its first Radiation Safety and Protection Training for Interventional Cardiologist at Harapan Kita Hospital, Jakarta. As the name implied, this training aimed to give additional knowledge and certification to the interventional cardiologist for a better cathlab management.…

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2018 ISIC Basic Training in Interventional Cardiology

February 8, 2018

The Indonesian Society of Interventional Cardiology has committed to establish fellowship program in cardiology intervention. The first step to achieve this goal is by organizing basic training program for cardiologists who would like to dedicate themselves in interventional cardiology. At the beginning of 2018, basic training program was held on 3rd to 4th, February 2018 in Wahidin Sudirohusodo hospital,…

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CTO Workshop and Proctorship by Dr. Sumitsuji in National CV Center Harapan Kita

January 25, 2018

Chronic total occlusion (CTO) is a challenging lesion subset, and have been plagued with difficulties - including inability to cross the lesion and deliver stents, increased use of resources, and up to 2 times the procedure and fluoroscopy time compared with non-CTO percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The prevalence has been described as high as 30%, and 13% of cases exhibit more than one CTO.…

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