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2013-04-22 12:30:38

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Cardiology Board of Trustees today announced that Shalom "Shal" Jacobovitz has been selected as the college's chief executive officer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130422/DC98716) "Shal has a track record that demonstrates he is the right person to lead a strong organization like the ACC and to take it to the next level at a time when health care is undergoing massive changes," said ACC President...

2013-04-02 12:54:57

Loop diuretics, more commonly known as water pills, are the most widely prescribed heart failure medications, but few studies had extensively compared their effectiveness until Yale School of Medicine researchers examined three approved loop diuretics and found that even though one of them might offer more benefit, it is rarely prescribed. Published in the April 1 early edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the research compared the potential benefits of using one...

2013-03-18 23:00:48

Earning Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation is a Compelling Message to Your Community Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Documenting the effectiveness of the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence quality programs, ACE has recently been in the news. Cardiovascular Business cites Excela Health System´s risk mitigation plan included ACE to endorse measures that would prevent future inappropriate procedures and assist in restoring the hospital´s reputation. Howard P. Grill, MD,...

2013-03-11 16:25:47

SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Cardiology today elected John Gordon Harold, MD, MACC as president for the year ahead at its 62(nd) Annual Scientific Session. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130311/DC74912) Dr. Harold is a clinical professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles and the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, Calif. He previously served as Chief of Staff...

2013-03-09 12:20:32

Solutions help change the future of health care in order to improve patient outcomes, provide better value and expand access to health care. SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a technology company that cares about people, Philips Healthcare (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) challenges itself every day to deliver on this promise and help solve the world's toughest health care concerns and clinical challenges through meaningful innovation. The company does this by developing...

2013-03-05 12:26:07

NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First publication now available online Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) are pleased to announce that the American College of Cardiology [http://www.cardiosource.org/acc ] (ACC) journals' portfolio has been expanded with the launch of JACC: Heart Failure...

2013-03-04 08:29:15

PHILADELPHIA, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 5.7 million people in the United States who have heart failure, new technology that monitors their condition from within the heart holds exciting promise. Heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood and oxygen to support other organs. According to Robert Bonow, MD and Douglas Mann, MD, co-editors of Braunwald's Heart Disease (9(th) Edition, Elsevier, 2012), new implantable devices have the potential to provide...

2013-02-28 23:00:50

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Howard Walpole, Jr. discusses healthcare readmission reduction at the 13th Annual American College of Cardiology´s World Conference, March 10. FREEPORT, The Bahamas (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Okyanos Heart Institute, which brings a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with chronic coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy, announces that Chief Medical Officer Howard Walpole Jr., M.D., MBA, FACC, FACAI will speak at The...

2013-02-26 08:29:41

Exhibit Will Feature Demonstrations of the Company's Effective, Non-Invasive Treatment for Heart Disease and Diagnostic Products WESTBURY, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In continuing to spread awareness of the benefits of alternative treatments for heart disease, Vasomedical, Inc. ("Vasomedical") (OTC BB: VASO), a diversified medical technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and sale of medical devices for noninvasive cardiology including EECP(®) Therapy...

2013-02-21 23:01:22

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Howard T. Walpole, Jr. To Speak To Cardiovascular Leaders On Running A Cardiovascular Practice In Today´s Healthcare Environment Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Okyanos Heart Institute, which brings a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with chronic coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy, announces that Chief Medical Officer Howard T. Walpole Jr., M.D., MBA, FACC, FACAI will speak at The American College...


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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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