STS National Database Webinars

This webinar series will keep you informed about the latest STS National Database developments and help you fully utilize the technological advancements and new features that soon will be available. The webinars will be recorded and available on this page.

ACSD User Group Call
August 19 at 2:00 p.m. CT 

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 338 714 200
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ACSD Webinar – Educational
September 2 at 2:00 p.m. CT

Webinar ID: 839 336 582
Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
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ACSD New Data Manager Webinar Series – Session I
September 3 at 2:00 p.m. CT

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 860 811 371
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ACSD New Data Manager Webinar Series – Session II
September 10 at 2:00 p.m. CT

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 522 712 712
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Past ACSD Webinars
July 15, 2020
This ACSD webinar provides a review of the recent upgrade to version 4.20.2, as well as the introduction of a new training manual and surgeon worksheets.
User Group Call   PDF    
July 1, 2020
This ACSD webinar provides instruction and site support on new version 4.20.2, which went live on July 1, 2020. Topics include usage of temporary fields, new charts and worksheets, and user questions.
Webinar   PDF    

For programs prior to this date, view the ACSD Webinar YouTube Playlist.


Congenital Heart Surgery Database

CHSD Monthly Webinar
August 18 at 12:00 p.m. CT 

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 394 740 549
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CHSD User Group Call
August 25 at 12:00 p.m. CT 

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 576 785 195
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CHSD Webinar – New Data Managers
August 27 at 11:00 a.m. CT

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 961 1126 9392
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Past CHSD Webinars

For earlier programs, view the CHSD Webinar YouTube Playlist

July 31, 2020
Review of the recently launched CHSD platform and its functionality, including upcoming enhancements and reports and frequently asked questions concerning the IQVIA data warehouse.
Webinar   PDF
July 24, 2020
Review of the recently launched CHSD platform and its functionality, including updated STAT Scores, plus participant Q&A.
Webinar   PDF
July 17, 2020
Continuing review of the functionality of the new platform, issues under review by IQVIA, forthcoming reports, and participant Q&A.
Webinar   PDF
July 10, 2020
Reviewed upcoming updates, ongoing issue resolution by IQVIA, and included participant Q&A.
User Group Call   PDF

General Thoracic Surgery Database

GTSD User Group Call
August 26 at 2:30 p.m. CT

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 460 019 357
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GTSD Webinar
September 9 at 1:30 p.m. CT

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 771 371 213
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GTSD Webinar – New Data Managers
October 29 at 1:00 p.m. CT

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 981 6993 8159
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Past GTSD Webinars

For earlier programs, view the GTSD Webinar YouTube Playlist

July 30, 2020
New Data Manager Webinar – Highly recommended for all data managers who have been abstracting STS data for up to 2 years. Topics include software and data specifications, understanding data abstraction requirements, harvest schedules, and a host of relevant web resources.
Webinar   PDF
July 22, 2020
This call for users of the GTSD includes updates on the platform transition and recent issues resolved by IQVIA, along with participant discussion and Q&A.
User Group Call   PDF
July 8, 2020
This monthly webinar includes information about the upcoming Advances in Quality & Outcomes (AQO) Meeting, STS operational updates, and an IQVIA update on recent platform issues and resolutions.
Webinar   PDF

STS Intermacs Database

STS Intermacs User Group Call
August 26 at 1:00 p.m. CT

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 557 707 151
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STS Intermacs Database Quarterly Report Webinar
October 15 at 2:00 p.m. CT
Submit your questions for this program in advance

Call in: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Webinar ID: 213 508 366
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Past Intermacs Webinars

For earlier programs, view the Intermacs Webinar YouTube Playlist

July 16, 2020
Review of Intermacs and Pedimacs Quality Assurance Reports, including an added exhibit to track missing implant discharge forms and major report revisions across the Pedimacs component to include all patients at a site.
Webinar   PDF