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Terumo CVS Offers "Affordable Care Act" Seminar at Mechanisms of Perfusion

Ann Arbor, Michigan – April 19, 2013 – Terumo CVS is offering its annual Optimizing Cardiac Surgery symposium at the Mechanisms of Perfusion conference on May 16 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This year, the session is part of the Mechanisms conference schedule.

The Optimizing Cardiac Surgery symposium is titled "Conflict or Accord? Meeting the Mandates of the Affordable Care Act While Ensuring Optimal Patient Outcomes." Terumo will offer a breakfast buffet at 8 a.m., and the Mechanisms conference begins with the Terumo session at 8:30 a.m.

The speakers and topics are:

  • Tom Buchmueller, Ph.D., Professor and Health Economist at the University of Michigan, will summarize the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts cardiac operating rooms.
  • Jeff Riley, CCP, Director of Perfusion, Mayo Clinic, will share how his hospital has prepared for the Affordable Care Act, how it impacts patient care, and how they are lowering costs in the cardiac operating room.

Registrants for the Mechanisms conference are automatically registered for the Terumo Optimizing Cardiac Surgery symposium. Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) will be offered to attendees through Mechanisms.

To register for Mechanisms, go to http://www.mechanisms.com

About Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation manufactures and markets medical devices for the global cardiac surgery market and is the U.S. distributor for Vascutek® Vascular Grafts. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan with manufacturing operations in Ann Arbor; Elkton, Maryland; and Ashland, Massachusetts. It is one of several subsidiaries of Terumo Corporation of Japan which focus on cardiac and vascular specialties, including Terumo Heart, Inc., developer of a ventricular assist device and Vascutek, Ltd., manufacturer of a broad portfolio of vascular grafts. For more information, visit www.terumo-cvs.com.

About Terumo Corporation
Tokyo-based Terumo Corporation is one of the world's leading medical device manufacturers with $4.9 billion in sales and operations in more than 160 nations. Founded in 1921, the company develops, manufactures, and distributes world-class medical devices including products for use in cardiothoracic surgery, interventional procedures, and transfusion medicine; the company also manufactures a broad array of syringe and hypodermic needle products for hospital and physician office use. Terumo contributes to society by providing valued products and services to the healthcare market and by responding to the needs of healthcare providers and the people they serve.

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems
6200 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(800) 262-3304

Media Contact:
Melinda Yaklin
Director, Marketing Communications
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems
(734) 741-6068