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2014-02-26 23:30:32

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) recognizes Bon Secours St. Francis Health System with reaccreditation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 ACE awarded its first reaccreditation today to the cardiac catheterization laboratory and CathPCI program at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. It’s another first for a hospital already nationally recognized in 2011 for being the first to receive ACE accreditation. “Achieving and maintaining...

2014-02-25 12:27:40

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecular Imaging Services, Inc. (MIS) announces today that Dr. Gary Heller will be joining MIS as Chief Medical Officer. Gary V. Heller, MD, Ph.D., FACC, FASNC, FAHA is a nationally recognized expert in cardiology and cardiovascular imaging. He has experience in medical imaging, pharmaceutical and radiopharmaceutical drug development, as well as research in clinical outcomes in Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Heller has more than 30 years of...

2014-02-12 16:26:08

LANHAM, Md., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SVU is pleased to announce the approval of an educational grant to support American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 63(rd) Annual Scientific Session (ACC.14) Vascular Medicine Learning Pathway, scheduled to be held March 29-31 in Washington, DC. ACC.14 will bring together the top cardiovascular health professionals from around the world who are dedicated to improving their patients' heart health. Over the years, there has been a...

2014-01-28 23:33:39

Cath Lab accreditation deemed worthy investment at CV Summit. ACE to present at upcoming ACVP meeting. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 A program highlight of the Cardiovascular Summit program: Solutions for Thriving in a Time of Change at the Aria Casino & Resort Hotel in Las Vegas, January 16-18, 2014, was the well-attended workshop How to Make Accreditation Work for You: Is It Worth the Money? presented on Friday, January 17, with Dr. Erb and Mr. Sauer. Concluding that...

2014-01-14 23:28:36

ACE Releases Complete Video Series on Accreditation; Gears Up for CV Summit Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The entire 3-Part Accreditation Series about Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE), taped during the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, is now available. The final videos present the value of ACE Cath Lab Accreditation from the perspective of physicians who have worked with ACE. ACE...

2013-12-18 23:29:30

Final Videos Justify the Costs and Benefits of ACE Cath Lab Accreditation Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Two additional videos from the 3-Part Accreditation Series about Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE), taped during the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, will be released this week. The video sessions review the benefits of ACE accreditation justifying the cost of accreditation services to the...

2013-12-10 08:25:56

Details on quality of doctors remain elusive for most consumers NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To shed light on the availability of information for consumers on the quality of their doctors, a new scorecard finds the vast majority of states get a failing grade - D or F. Developed by the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI(3)), the State Report Card on Transparency of Physician Quality Information found that only two states received an A -...

2013-12-03 23:01:55

Mount Sinai Hospital’s Cardiologists Contribute to the Creation of Newly Proposed MOGE(S) Classification System for Cardiomyopathy Disorders, with an Easy-to-Use Online Diagnostic App for Physicians New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Leading cardiologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital have contributed to the development of a new classification system called MOGE(S) for cardiomyopathies, the diseases of the heart muscle which can lead to heart enlargement and heart failure. The new...

2013-12-03 12:26:54

Navigator program brings team approach to meeting patient needs, reducing rehospitalization WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With increased penalties in effect for hospitals with excessive readmissions for heart attack and heart failure, the American College of Cardiology is launching a program that applies a team approach to keeping patients at home and healthy after discharge. The ACC created the Patient Navigator Program to support a team of caregivers at selected...

2013-11-21 23:30:17

Cardiovascular Industry Forewarning; ACE Releases Two Accreditation Videos Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Eliciting a forewarning to his peers during the Scripps Cardiovascular Interventions 24th Annual Conference, October 2-4, 2013 in La Jolla, CA, Christopher J. White, MD, FSCAI, Professor and Chairman of Medicine and System Chair for Cardiovascular Disease, Ochsner Medical Institutions, New Orleans, LA, stressed that the interventional cardiology community is in the throes of...


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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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