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

         Project Officer

  • 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