Heartbase, Inc. Certified in ACC-NCDR ICD/EP Device Registry Database v2.3


March 26th 2021

CHICAGO, IL – We are excited to announce that heartbase is now officially certified by the ACC-NCDR to accept data for the newest version of the ICD/EP Device Registry Database. Version 2.3 will go live beginning with April 1st, 2021 discharges. As one of the first vendors to be certified, we will work diligently to provide our users with the service and support they need as they begin abstraction in this new version.

While this change is relatively minor in scope, a few notable changes that users should expect in ACC-NCDR ICD/EP Device Registry Database v2.3 include:

  • Capture of shared decision making, part of the NCD.
  • Capture of novel pacemaker procedures with a focus on CRT-p, His bundle, and leadless pacing.

On April 7th at 12 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 ICD data manager or abstractor 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

Heartbase, Inc. is the First Third-Party Vendor to Supports Data Collection & Submission to the ELSO ECMO Registry


February 25th, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – We are excited to announce that heartbase the first third-party vendor to support data collection & submission to the ELSO ECMO v8.0 registry. Over the course of the 2019/20 heartbase has worked closely with the ELSO team and our pilot sites to develop & test an export/import utility for submission from heartbase to the ECMO registry.

Highlights of the heartbase ELSO ECMO module:

  • Integration across all heartbase registries including ACC-NCDR, STS, & GWTG.
  • Single-case and Full Audit Utility.
  • Access to heartbase ECMO Query Tool & TBD standard reports.
  • Optional custom data-sets integrated directly into the ECMO data entry form.
  • Optional interoperability with the EHR and other hospital systems.

If you’re interested in learning how heartbase can be your ELSO ECMO vendor, please contact Alex Potanos (apotanos@heartbase.net) for more information.

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.

Please click here to download a PDF of the Press Release.

Happy Holidays from the heartbase Family

Wishing you and your family a safe and Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Joyous Kwanzaa, and Happy New Year!

Thank you for being a part of the heartbase family!

Warmest Wishes,

The heartbase Team

Join Us Virtually at the STS AQO and ACC-NCDR AQS 2020


We invite you to learn about our powerful software & service solutions and the senior staff members who make it possible. We look forward to meeting with you virtually at the upcoming STS AQO 2020 and ACC Quality Summit 2020.

Heartbase Promo Video for AQO & AQS Virtual Trade Shows 2020

Click here to visit our STS AQO 2020 Booth from September 29th through October 2nd.

The ACC-NCDR booth link will be available from October 8th – October 9th. The booth link is not yet available to post.

Heartbase, Inc. Certified for ACC-NCDR Auxilary Dataset COVID-19 for Collection & Submission

CHICAGO, IL – Heartbase is officially certified for the ACC-NCDR Auxiliary COVID-19 Dataset v1.0 for the CathPCI and CP-MI registries. This optional update has been included as part of the STS Adult Cardiac v4.20.2 update package, no downtime will be required for sites who are interested in participating.

Highlights of the heartbase ACC-NCDR Auxiliary COVID-19 Dataset v1.0:

  • Complimentary update – no annual or set up fees.
  • Shared Data Entry Tool with the ACC-NCDR CathPCI and CP-MI registries.
  • Shared reporting with ACC-NCDR CathPCI and CP-MI registries including an interactive user-friendly query tool.
  • Integration across all heartbase registries including ACC-NCDR, STS, & GWTG.
  • Optional interoperability with the EHR and other hospital systems.

If you’re an ACC-NCDR CathPCI or CP-MI data manager or abstracter and have any questions, please contact heartbase trainer Carmen Ernst for more information.

Please click here to view the full press release.

Certified in STS Adult Cardiac v4.20.2 – Phase 2

We are excited to announce that heartbase is now officially fully certified by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons to accept data for the newest version of the Adult Cardiac Surgical Database (ACSD). Version 4.20.2 will go live beginning with July 1st surgeries for both Phase 1 & 2. 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. Users can expect to receive the Phase 2 Update, which contains the new risk algorithm scoring, by the end of August.

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
  • An Updated Risk Scoring Algorithm

In preparation for this version change, heartbase staff has led preview sessions on May 28th, June 9th, & July 21st – recordings can be accessed on the heartbase Knowledgebase.

For our California clients, on September 3rd, 2020 at 1pm CT, heartbase clinical specialist Carmen Ernst, RN, BSN will hold a special CCORP v8.3 training class covering the ins-and-outs of this version change as it is closely aligned with STS ACSD v4.20.2. Heartbase customers can click here to register.

Click here to view the full press release.

Heartbase – Supports OSHPD CCORP v8.3

CHICAGO, IL – We are excited to announce that heartbase officially supports the OSHPD CCORP v8.3 registry version update which will go live beginning with July 1st surgeries. This update has been included as part of the STS Adult Cardiac v4.20.2 update package for all California hospitals.

Highlights of the heartbase OSHPD CCORP Registry Module:

  • Shared Data Entry Tool with the STS Adult Cardiac Registry for all versions including v4.20.2 – only abstract the case once across both registries.
  • Shared reporting with STS Adult Cardiac including an interactive user-friendly query tool – Integration across all heartbase registries including ACC-NCDR, STS, & GWTG.
  • Optional interoperability with the EHR and other hospital systems.

    On September 3rd, 2020 at 1 pm CT, heartbase clinical specialist Carmen Ernst, RN, BSN 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 a CCORP data manager or abstracter and have any questions, please contact heartbase trainer Carmen Ernst for more information.

    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.

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.

STS Adult Cardiac v4.20.2 heartbase Preview Sessions

For upcoming registry revisions, heartbase trainers lead users through a series of Preview Sessions. This is an opportunity for clients to both view progress and better understand where in the development cycle heartbase is for the given registry update. As both current & prospective users, you are welcome to join us for any of these upcoming classes for STS Adult Cardiac v4.20.2. We will be offering additional classes in July & August.

Click here to review the offerings for May/June 2020.

Happy New Year from heartbase!

Dress up. Party. Countdown. Confetti. Streamers. Fireworks. Our heartbase family wishes you a Happy and healthy New Year! 🎉

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Happy New Year!

The heartbase Family

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