Released at ACC.19, ACC/AHA primary prevention guideline provides a playbook for managing cardiovascular risk factors. Hear from CardioSmart Editor-in-Chief Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, on what the guideline means for patients. Full ACC.19 coverage is available at https://www.ACC.org/ACC2019
Looking to improve the quality of care for your patients? ACC Accreditation Heart Failure Program Manager, Maghee Disch, MSN, RN, FHFSA, CHFN, AACC, explains why she’s looking forward to attending ACC Quality Summit in New Orleans.
It’s the final day of #ACC19! ACC.19 Chair Andrew Kates, MD, FACC, gives a summary of what to expect today. Are you becoming an FACC or AACC? We’re thrilled to announce Convocation has a new look and time (4 p.m. CT). Come to celebrate your colleagues! Get full coverage of ACC.19 at http://www.ACC.org/ACC2019
Drs. Kim Eagle, Deepak Bhatt, and Peter Block discuss TAVR vs. SAVR in low-risk patients (PARTNER 3 and Evolut Low Risk - 00:39); safety evaluation of apixaban vs. vitamin K antagonist and aspirin vs. placebo in patients with AFib and ACS and/or PCI (AUGUSTUS - 2:55); partial oral treatment of left-sided infectious endocarditis (POET - 4:16); and a multicenter study of MagLev technology in patients undergoing mechanical circulatory support therapy with HeartMate 3 (MOMENTUM 3 - 6:25). Visit http://www.acc.org/ACC19 for full meeting coverage.
This is the first year, ACC’s NCDR, Accreditation Services and Quality Improvement for Institution campaigns will come together at one meeting! ACC Associate Vice President, Science & Quality, Kathleen M. Hewitt, DNP, RN, CPHQ, AACC, explains why she’s excited to see cardiovascular professionals from around the world come together in New Orleans for the inaugural ACC Quality Summit, March 13-15, 2019.
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Hear from leaders of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) about the process of developing the College's 2019-2023 Strategic Plan, including how the College's activities supporting goals of the plan have already begun to make a difference in their lives and the lives of their patients.
ACC CEO, Tim Attebery, DSc, MBA, FACHE, invites you to attend the inaugural ACC Quality Summit, March 13-15, 2019. The three-day event will bring together three groups, NCDR, ACC Accreditation and Quality Improvement for Institution (QII) campaign participants, focused on quality improvement. Looking to provide optimal patient care?
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How do data analysis and quality improvement efforts improve patient outcomes? Andrea Price, MS, RCIS, AACC, explains how participating in NCDR, Accreditation Services and ACC’s Quality Campaigns have helped improve outcomes for cardiovascular patients at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, IN. Get more Quality Summit news at http://www.ACC.org/ACCQualitySummit
Did you miss the ACC Quality Summit session on March 13 about the past, present, and future of congenital heart disease treatment? Check out this video from CHD patient Sheena Sims to see how far CHD treatment has come since the 1950s. Get the latest Quality Summit news at http://www.ACC.org/ACCQualitySummit
JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions Editor-in-Chief, Dr. David Moliterno, interviews lead author Dr. Ron Waksman, about the LRT Study, which is the first study to demonstrate how low-risk patients with aortic stenosis will perform with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Read the full study in #JACCINT: http://fal.cn/iIr0
What does it take to become the first ACC HeartCARE Center? - https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiol... Jamie Moore, RN, AACC, and C. Fagg Sanford, MD, FACC, of CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital – Tyler in Texas explain how their commitment to high-quality cardiovascular care helped them earn ACC’s highest recognition – and improve patient outcomes. Get more Quality Summit news at http://www.ACC.org/ACCQualitySummit
Released at ACC.19, ACC/AHA primary prevention guideline provides a playbook for managing cardiovascular risk factors. Find out what the prevention guideline means for clinicians from Andrew Freeman, MD, FACC. Full ACC.19 coverage is available at https://www.ACC.org/ACC2019