May 15, 2024

ECMO and ECPR: Exploring Their Roles in Life Support

In the world of emergency and critical care medicine, life-saving technologies continuously evolve and adapt to meet new challenges. A pivotal moment came in the mid-20th century with the development […]

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April 16, 2024

Optimizing ECMO Programs with IEC: Excellence in Startup, Support, and Training

What is ECMO? Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, or ECMO, is a medical technology used in critical care situations to help patients whose hearts and/or lungs are struggling to function on their […]

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April 14, 2024

Innovative ECMO Concepts Presents “The Economics of ECMO” Webinar with Dr. Ara Balkian

Join IEC’s webinar on May 7 to explore ECMO’s financial role in healthcare with expert Dr. Ara Balkian. Learn to optimize ECMO for fiscal and clinical success. MCKINNEY, TEXAS, USA, […]

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March 22, 2024

Top Three Considerations When Establishing An ECMO Program

We are proud to announce that one of our partners has been featured in Healthcare Business Today, a leading publication for healthcare professionals. The article focuses on the importance of […]

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March 5, 2024

How to Become an ECMO Specialist: From Education to Expertise

ECMO patients are some of the most acutely ill patients in critical care, requiring an unparalleled level of care, support, and expertise. Typically, each ECMO patient is supported by a […]

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February 6, 2024

Innovative ECMO Concepts (IEC)Achieved The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval, Reinforcing Excellence in Healthcare Service

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Innovative ECMO Concepts (IEC)Achieved The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval, Reinforcing Excellence in Healthcare Service Bluffton, South Carolina, January 30th – Innovative ECMO Concepts […]

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January 25, 2024

8 Conditions ECMO Supports: From Heart to Lungs and Beyond

While the heart-lung machine was originally developed in concert with open heart surgery, its adaptation for ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) has allowed the technology to evolve far beyond its initial […]

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December 12, 2023

A Second Chance: The Power of Expanding ECMO Access Beyond Academic Hospitals

Nearly all healthcare professionals who have worked with ECMO patients have a success story they can never forget. These stories serve as a powerful testament to the value of ECMO, […]

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November 28, 2023

ECMO: Breaking the unprofitability myth

By Ara Balkian, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Director of Inpatient Operations, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; Senior Strategic Advisor, Innovative ECMO Concepts    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) is a life-saving treatment […]

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November 8, 2023

Understanding ECMO: A Bridge to Hope for Critical Care Patients

For patients grappling with severe respiratory or cardiac failure, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) offers a lifeline that was once only a dream. The capability of ECMO to temporarily assume control […]

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October 25, 2023

IEC’s Dr. John Mehall Unmasks the Truth about ECMO on the KevinMD Podcast

The aftermath of the global pandemic has forever changed the healthcare landscape in the United States. In the midst of these transformative shifts, our very own Dr. John Mehall, a […]

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October 18, 2023

Innovative ECMO Concepts Seeks to Alleviate Provider Burnout with New Benefits Packages and Novel Employment Model

As a leading ECMO program partner, we emphasize flexibility and custom workforce solutions to meet the needs of providers and hospitals alike. As a leader in helping hospitals implement and […]

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October 10, 2023

ECMO Made Easy: How a Mobile App is Transforming Critical Care

At Innovative ECMO Concepts (IEC), our team is composed of expert clinicians who work with ECMO patients on a daily basis. By staying attuned to the evolving needs of ECMO […]

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September 26, 2023

Innovative ECMO Concepts Announces Major Growth and Program Enhancement Milestones Following Growth Capital Investment

McKinney, TX, Sept.  20 – Innovative ECMO Concepts, the leader in helping hospitals implement and expand life-saving and profitable extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) programs, today announced the achievement of a […]

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September 21, 2023

3 Myths About ECMO That Are Costing Hospitals and Patients

Although the global pandemic is officially over, it has left a permanent mark on the healthcare landscape, reshaping the dynamics of hospitals in the United States. While staffing crises often […]

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