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Timely Topic: Meet Our Heart Center Outreach Coordinator

Meet the outreach coordinator for Cook Children’s Heart Center, Dedra Douglas!

Dedra joined Cook Children’s Heart Center team in June 2020. For our referring providers, Dedra serves as the designated point-of-contact for any cardiology-related services. Her objectives are to increase communication with the providers and make the referral process to Cook Children’s Heart Center as easy as possible.

What can referring providers expect from our outreach coordinator?

  • Timely and consistent communication regarding all referred patients
  • Weekly clinical updates on all of your patients in our facility
  • Monthly list of referred patients in our care
    • Consistent communication regarding patients:
    • Scheduled catheterization procedures
    • Cardiovascular surgery updates
    • Post-surgery status updates
    • Immediate updates on any patients with a status change
    • All phone calls will be returned within 24 hours on weekdays

Heart Center services and specializations:

  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Congenital and acquired heart disease
  • Diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Electrophysiology studies
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Home monitoring
  • Stress testing
  • 3-D imaging

Contact us

682-885-5264 phone
682-885-3223 fax