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Latest Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Stories

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...

2013-10-23 16:29:31

More Interventional Cardiologists Are Performing Transradial Angioplasty, Sparking Need for Guidance to Prevent Complications and Optimize Patient Care WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) published a first-of-its-kind paper defining best practices for the use of the transradial approach for diagnosing and treating blocked heart arteries, which involves accessing the arteries via an artery in the wrist....

2013-10-08 23:31:14

ACE to exhibit at TCT25; two more videos released. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Continuing to offer evaluation and support for quality initiatives to the invasive and interventional cardiovascular community, the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE), releases the second and third of a five-part video symposium series this week titled: ACE Accreditation. Benefits Beyond Accreditation: Lessons Learned at Spectrum Health and ACE Accreditation. Why Spectrum Health Chose...

2013-09-26 23:38:58

New Five-Part Symposium Video Series and Quarterly Newsletter Launched Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 As part of on-going efforts to bring the cardiovascular community continuous quality initiatives and news, the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) announces the launch of a five-part video symposium series and the inauguration of a quarterly newsletter, The ACE Advisor. Recorded at the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific...

2013-09-12 23:27:07

Joseph D. Babb, MD, FSCAI provides a physician's perspective. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The last round of Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) E3: More Than Peer Review video series, taped during the 2013 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Orlando, FL, will be released this week. Peer Review: A Physician's Perspective with Joseph D. Babb, MD, FSCAI, East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC,...

2013-05-02 23:25:56

ACE Accreditation and E3: More Than Peer Review Services to showcase cardiac cath lab AUC expertise. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE), an independent organization sponsored by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and ACCF, will join forces with the robust education and quality initiatives to be held during the SCAI Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida, May 8-10, 2013. The sessions provide an...

2013-03-21 16:24:47

Study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Surgery shows percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) drove cost savings WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimally invasive procedures significantly lower health payer costs and result in fewer missed work-days when compared to open surgery, according to a study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Surgery. Of six procedures examined, the percutaneous coronary...

2013-03-04 12:28:50

Debuting at SCAI 2013, Track Will Provide Forum for Continued Leadership in Patient Safety and Quality Care WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind educational track devoted to quality improvement will debut at the 2013 Scientific Sessions of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), May 8-11, in Orlando, Fla. The new track will provide a forum for discussion of topics impacting the future of health care in the United States, such as...

2012-10-17 07:26:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced results from a new survey that found four out of five (81 percent) patients say their lives have changed for the better following angioplasty, a procedure to open blocked arteries and allow blood to circulate freely. Simultaneously, SCAI published a comprehensive review of research on quality of life following angioplasty and stenting. The paper offers recommendations...