What is the charge of this Committee?
- Provide guidance to INTERMACS concerning sustainability.
- The committee is charged with developing a collaboration plan not limited to a Public/Private partnership that integrates industry and other non-NHLBI collaboration (hospitals) and financial support for the INTERMACS enterprise on an increasing scale so that at the end of the five years the NHLBI financial contribution to maintain the registry would be significantly reduced.
Who makes up this committee?
- Representatives from INTERMACS
PI, DCC Director, Executive Director & Chair
- Representatives from NHLBI
- Representatives from Industry
Thoratec, Heartware and Syncardia
- Representatives from Hospitals
US Representative (Western) – TBD
US Representative (Central) – TBD
US Representative (Eastern) – TBD
Canadian Representative – TBD