If you've been worried about how health care reform will affect your specialty and your future prospects - worry no more. In this timely report from cardiovascular specialists John O. Goodman and Conrad Vernon, you will learn what's coming in the future of cardiovascular care delivery. You will learn a step-by-step plan that will enable your program to greet the change with confidence and optimism. Use these authors' years of experience in cardiovascular health care to create a successful future! With the demand for cardiovascular services increasing every day and with an aging population, NOW is the time to begin! Cardiovascular Transformation gives you all the tools you need to immediately develop your cardiovascular delivery system, define your mission, meet your long-term goals and objectives, and guide your program or practice toward progressive, constructive growth. High-Level Strategic Guidance and Practical Tools You Need To: *Prepare yourself for changes in cardiovascular delivery *Develop a creative, flexible, long-term strategic business plan *Initiate a formal planning process *Conduct a market assessment to design a cardiology program free of access barriers *Evaluate your delivery system *Conduct a feasibility study to decide on a plan that can be successfully implemented *Emerge on the winning end of the reimbursement process *Design an action plan for marketing cardiovascular services *Use long-term capital planning to avoid running short on facilities, equipment, and human resources *Meet the real needs of the marketplace? Succeed long after health care reform *Much, much more!