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Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Dramatically Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack In Men

Rachel Cagan, American College of Cardiology Four out of five heart attacks may be prevented with healthy behaviors Following a healthy lifestyle, including maintaining a healthy weight and diet, exercise, not smoking and moderating alcohol...

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2014-09-22 20:23:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David A. Gooray, M.D., F.A.C.C. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Medicine as a result of his role as a Cardiologist in Private Practice. Dr. Gooray has over thirty years of experience in the Medical Professional and specializes in Cardiovascular Disease; Adult Cardiology; and Internal Medicine. In addition to Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Dr. Gooray earned his M.D. from Howard...

2014-09-16 23:03:07

The ACTION Registry-GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement is awarded to West Tennessee Heart & Vascular Center at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, the highest award offered by the American College of Cardiology for high-risk heart attack patient treatment. Jackson, TN (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The West Tennessee Heart and Vascular Center at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital has achieved the highest award offered by the American College of Cardiology for high-risk heart...

2014-09-12 08:25:54

Olson Brings 25 Years of Non-Profit and Medical Industry Experience WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has named Lisa Olson, PhD, as its new executive director. Olson brings deep experience and expertise in the cardiovascular field and a vision for continuing to advance SCAI's mission. Olson joins SCAI from consulting firm aha Group, which she launched in 1999 to provide strategic marketing, market...

2014-09-09 23:14:30

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) shares insight on quality for cath lab members Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 September marks a busy month of leadership in cardiovascular quality from the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE), beginning with a feature article in Cardiovascular Business magazine. Sheree Schroeder, MSN, RN, RDCS, FASE, ACE’s Director of Quality Review Services, published the article, “No Margin, No Mission: A Team-Based Approach...

2014-09-02 23:04:30

Study by Thomson Reuters reveals most impactful global scientific researchers Kansas City, Mo (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 David J. Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., and John A. Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., cardiologists with Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City and the University of Missouri – Kansas City, have dedicated their professional lives to cardiovascular research, producing innovative and impactful science that has defined and shaped cardiovascular care across the country. In...

2014-08-13 23:11:26

Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) Cardiovascular Services proudly welcomes Reza Sepehrdad, MD, to the elite team of physicians at FountainGrove Cardiology in Santa Rosa. With interventional cardiology as his primary specialty, Dr. Sepehrdad has completed three fellowships in different cardiology subspecialty areas from UC Davis. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Dr. Reza Sepehrdad is a board certified cardiologist who practices the most current, innovative treatments in...

2014-08-07 23:04:04

T32 Grant Funding Trains Next Generation of Leaders in Clinical and Outcomes Research Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute—one of the leading outcomes research centers in the nation—is seeking highly motivated, talented individuals for its two-year postdoctoral training program in cardiovascular outcomes research. The T32 training program currently offers a unique opportunity with an immediate opening for one fellowship position and two...

2014-07-29 23:02:22

3-part Video Series Discusses Justification of the Cost of ACE Accreditation to Hospital Administration Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A new 3-part video series: The Cost/Benefit of ACE Accreditation, filmed during the 2014 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Las Vegas, NV, will be released this week. The videos review the benefits of ACE accreditation and the cost/benefit of investing in accreditation services for the cardiac...

2014-07-17 23:02:17

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) launches four new programs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Due to rapidly increasing demand for its cardiac cath lab PCI, Diagnostic and Carotid Stenting accreditation and quality review services, ACE is proud to lead the way in offering four new accreditation and external review services for catheter based cardiovascular procedures to include: Congenital Heart Disease, Electrophysiology including Implants & Devices,...

2014-07-09 23:06:17

The American Heart Association has awarded Abington Memorial Hospital the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Each year in the United States, approximately 300,000 people have a heart attack caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To prevent death, it’s...


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Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2012-04-29 23:03:49

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier. It covers all aspects of cardiovascular disease, including original clinical studies, experimental investigations with clear clinical relevance, state-of-the-art papers, viewpoints, and editorials and essays interpreting and commenting on the research presented. According to its website, http://content.onlinejacc.org, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology is the...

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