STS Adult Cardiac Version 4.20.2 – Heartbase Certified

06.19.2020, CHICAGO, IL – We are excited to announce that as of June 19th, 2020, heartbase is officially certified by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons to accept data for the newest version of the Adult Cardiac Surgical Database. Version 4.20.2 will go live beginning with July 1st surgeries. As one of the first vendors to be certified, we are thrilled that the new forms have already been deployed to the majority of our clients, and we will work diligently to provide our users with the service and support they need as they begin this enormous new undertaking.

The changes to the new registry version do not end with the name. A few notable changes that users should expect in STS ACSD v4.20.2 include:

  • Revisions & changes to 1,000+ fields
  • An Updated Data Dictionary
  • Data submission through IQVIA process

In preparation for this version change, heartbase staff has led preview sessions on May 28th and June 9th. On July 21st, at 1 pm CT, heartbase clinical specialist Carmen Ernst will hold a special training class covering the ins-and-outs of this version change. Heartbase customers can click here to register.

If you’re an Adult Cardiac data manager or abstracter and would like to take a look at our new forms, please contact heartbase sales associate Alex Potanos to schedule a review session.

About heartbase, Inc.Since 1992, heartbase™ has provided health care centers with the most technologically innovative and clinically intuitive data management and analytic solution in the industry. Working collegially with its immense network of users, heartbase™ has created a vast library of reporting tools that provides its clients with complete control of their hospital-owned clinical data. Heartbase’s revolutionary hbCOR platform propels clinical performance, aligns clinical data with registry requirements, and unites health care systems from across our network to the most comprehensive reporting repository in the industry.

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