Webinar: Recorded September 15, 2021

Seamless syncope management from the Emergency Department to Cardiology

30 minutes

Watch a discussion with Dr. Bobbi Hoppe and Katie Lindgren, EKG Department Coordinator. Together, they will share how North Memorial Health Hospital created an effective syncope protocol for their emergency department. 


In this session, you will:


  • Hear preliminary findings showing a 50% reduction in North Memorial's inpatient syncope admissions as well as data on prescribed diagnostics and therapies
  • See North Memorial’s Emergency Department Syncope Protocol
  • Gain insights for replicating this successful multidisciplinary process



Bobbi Hoppe, MD, FACC, FHRS

Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Kittitas Valley Healthcare


Katie Lindgren

EKG Department Coordinator at North Memorial Health

Watch highlights:

Highlight 1

Dr. Bobbi Hoppe reveals the average timeframe for the first symptomatic arrhythmias to appear in syncope patients who wore Zio AT monitors, based on preliminary reports from North Memorial Health Hospital.

46 seconds

Highlight 2

Syncope patients give Zio AT a 100% score for positive wear experience, North Memorial Health Hospital EKG Department Coordinator Katie Lindgren shares this and more preliminary data based on a Reported Patient Wear Experience survey.

1 minute

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Bobbi Hoppe, MD, FACC, FHRS


Dr. Bobbi Hoppe is an electrophysiologist currently practicing at Kittitas Valley Healthcare in Washington. Prior to KVH, Dr. Hoppe was at North Memorial Health. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at University of Washington. Her fellowship in Cardiology was completed at the University of California and her fellowship in Electrophysiology was completed at the University of California. Dr. Hoppe is board certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and board eligible in Internal Medicine.

Katie Lindgren


Katie is currently the EKG Coordinator with Blaze Health/North Memorial Health and has worked in the system for nearly 25 years. She spent the majority of her career as an EMT in the emergency room. Most recently, she defined and developed her current role as the EKG Coordinator, which she has held for nearly 5 years. Katie is responsible for managing and overseeing the heart monitor software, workflow, policies, and procedures for all monitors used throughout the entire healthcare system.