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2014-04-04 23:03:08

Mount Sinai Heart’s Dr. Fergus Inaugurated at ABC’s 40th Anniversary Reception During the American College of Cardiology 2014 Scientific Session New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The new President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is Icilma V. Fergus, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Disparities at Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Fergus’ inauguration occurred on the evening of Sunday, March 30 at the ABC’s 40th Anniversary Reception held...

2014-04-03 12:25:56

Pilot trial shows blood test much more effective than current risk stratifications A researcher at the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals has found that a simple blood test can predict a person's risk for sudden cardiac death, enabling physicians to more quickly and accurately assess a patient's need for an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD). That paper by Samuel C. Dudley, M.D., Ph.D, chief of cardiology at the CVI, is published online in...

2014-03-31 16:26:50

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Cardiology today elected Patrick O'Gara, M.D., MACC, as president for the year ahead at its 63rd Annual Scientific Session. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/DC94490 "I am honored and excited to lead the College at this time and look forward to working with our representative leaders, members and patients to promote an activist approach to solving our shared challenges," O'Gara said. "We, and...

2014-03-28 12:26:43

A return to bipartisan, bicameral efforts to fix the Medicare physician payment system is needed WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons is dismayed that House congressional leadership resorted to unreasonable tactics yesterday to pass the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, the 17th short-term patch to the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula in the past decade. This action undermines the collaborative, bipartisan and...

2014-03-28 12:26:32

CHICAGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Ohio - the 17(th) in a series of community forums held across the U.S. to share examples of how surgeon-led quality improvement programs have set higher standards, reduced costs and improved patient outcomes at a state and national level. The forum, held at The Ohio State University (OSU), featured a panel of health care leaders who...

2014-03-27 04:20:44

Companies to Host Investor Conference Call on Alirocumab on March 31 at 9 AM EDT PARIS and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that data from alirocumab clinical studies will be presented at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, D.C. March 29-31. Alirocumab is an investigational monoclonal antibody targeting PCSK9 (proprotein...

2014-03-20 23:25:59

YourLifeSolution.com has today started researching the implementation of adding investment management servicesto their site Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 YourLifeSolution.com, a Chicago-based online life insurance quote service, has today started researching the implementation of adding investment management services to their site. The founder of YourLifeSolution.com, Eric Smith, believes this is a viable idea to implement in 2015. "The red tape involved in acquiring a Series 65...

2014-03-19 23:31:19

Radiology Associates of South Florida (RASF), one of the largest radiology related medical groups in the country, announced today that the group has been featured in a case study demonstrating the benefit of strategic planning as a critical part of delivering more efficient radiology care in the currently evolving healthcare environment. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Radiology Associates of South Florida (RASF), one of the largest radiology related medical groups in the country,...

2014-03-18 23:01:30

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was just named a Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR) - one of the first outpatient diagnostic imaging centers in the country to receive such a distinction. RIMI is the only Center of Excellence radiology practice in New England. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) one of the first outpatient diagnostic imaging Center of Excellence...

2014-03-18 12:31:32

CLEVELAND, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix, a world leader in medical simulation, and the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), a leader in advanced simulation education, enter the second phase of their collaboration to promote bronchoscopy education. The BRONCH Express, a virtual reality simulator for EBUS-TBNA training that is being co-developed by the organizations, will be featured at CHEST World Congress 2014. (Logo:...


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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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