Registry Spotlight: NCDR – PVI


Marketing Manager

This month’s registry spotlight is on National Cardiovascular Data Registry – Peripheral Vascular Intervention (NCDR – PVI).

Registry Partners’ Cardiac Service Line assists facilities and institutions nationwide with their NCDR-PVI data collection efforts. We serve as a complete outsource solution or can augment the facility’s current data collection team to ensure high quality, timely, and accurate data collection and submission.  

Read on to learn more about the NCDR-PVI Registry.

What is the Purpose of the NCDR-PVI Registry?

The NCDR-PVI Registry measures the prevalence, demographics, management, and outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous treatment for peripheral vascular disease as well as carotid artery stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy. The registry allows for the most comprehensive data, the greatest control, and the ability to compare. It includes over 200 participating institutions.

What are the Benefits of Participating in the NCDR-PVI Registry?

According to its website, NCDR-PVI has many benefits for facility participants, including: 

  1. Comprehensive access to the full NCDR suite of services such as educational opportunities and experienced support staff
  2. Use of the online data collection tool or third-party vendor software options
  3. The PVI User Dashboard which displays Institutional Outcomes Reports and Data Quality Reports on a customized webpage allowing the ability to highlight specific metrics
  4. Comparative data utilizing Quarterly benchmark reports for measure of your institution against the registry as a whole
  5. Executive summary reports providing a big-picture review and at-a-glance assessments allowing for patient-level comparison

What type of information does NCDR-PVI collect?

According to its website, NCDR-PVI collects:

  • Patient demographics for lower extremity peripheral vascular interventions, carotid artery stenting, and carotid endarterectomy procedures
  • Provider and facility characteristics
  • Comparisons for high-risk surgical patients treated with CAS versus surgical intervention
  • The use of balloons, stents and embolic protection devices
  • A comprehensive list of CAS, CEA, and lower extremity procedure outcome metrics
  • Adverse event rates 

What tools are used in the Data Collection process for the NCDR-PVI Registry

Data collection is completed by utilizing a complimentary online data collection tool or a certified software vendor in conjunction with the facility’s electronic health record (EHR). Also available to assist data abstraction are Data collection forms and the PVI Registry Data Coder’s Dictionary for collection reference.

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