Susan Heilman

Senior Vice President, Corazon, Inc.

Susan Heilman is the Senior Vice-President for Consulting at Corazon Inc., a healthcare consultative firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. She has 30+ years healthcare experience to include clinical and Cardiac Service Line Administrator roles at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. Other appointments have included 14 years as a Senior Director of Healthcare Economics at Medtronic USA and Adjunct Faculty for the Department of Healthcare Informatics at Chatham University. She has led numerous initiatives evaluating hospitals’ cardiovascular and neuroscience strategy, care delivery, operations, and financial performance.

My Sessions

Stents don’t work? A research revelation with implications for all specialties

Presidential Ballroom

The ORBITA trial, published last year in The Lancet, rocked the world of cardiology with the surprising finding that putting stents in patients with stable angina did not improve their symptoms any more than a placebo. This panel of researchers and clinicians explore what the ORBITA results mean, not just for cardiology, but for evaluating clinical norms, procedures, […]

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