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19 Mar, 2017, 19:21 ET Dr. Mary Norine Walsh Assumes American College of Cardiology Presidency

Mary Norine Walsh, MD, FACC, today becomes president of the American College of Cardiology during the Convocation Ceremony held in conjunction with...


12 Jan, 2016, 15:14 ET ACC, SCPC Merger to Improve CV Accreditation, Quality Improvement Services

 The American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care have completed a merger that will support SCPC's current...


05 Nov, 2015, 10:45 ET U.S., Asian Registries Combine to Create First Global Diabetes Registry

 The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is joining with the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) to create a global diabetes registry that...


16 Mar, 2015, 18:30 ET American College of Cardiology Elects Dr. Kim Allan Williams President

The American College of Cardiology today elected Kim Allan Williams, M.D. FACC as president for the upcoming year at its 64th Annual Scientific...


26 Jan, 2015, 12:55 ET Kevin Fitzpatrick Named Chief Innovation Officer of the American College of Cardiology

Kevin Fitzpatrick has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of the American College of Cardiology, a move that signals...


12 Nov, 2014, 10:30 ET American College of Cardiology Joins with 1776 to Identify, Support Innovative Health Startups

 The American College of Cardiology is partnering with 1776, the global incubator and investment fund, as an association partner in addition to...


28 Oct, 2014, 10:19 ET American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program Completes Hospital Selection

The American College of Cardiology today announced 35 selected hospitals that are pioneering a team approach to keep patients healthy and at home...


31 Mar, 2014, 15:02 ET American College of Cardiology Elects Dr. Patrick O'Gara President

The American College of Cardiology today elected Patrick O'Gara, M.D., MACC, as president for the year ahead at its 63rd Annual Scientific...


03 Dec, 2013, 12:04 ET American College of Cardiology Helps Hospitals, Patients Avoid Readmissions

Navigator program brings team approach to meeting patient needs, reducing rehospitalization  With increased penalties in effect for...


16 Aug, 2013, 07:49 ET Valentín Fuster es nombrado editor jefe de la principal publicación del ACC

El cardiólogo e investigador con prestigio mundial Valentín Fuster, doctor, PhD y MACC, ha sido elegido editor jefe del Journal of the...


15 Aug, 2013, 17:12 ET Valentin Fuster Named Editor-in-Chief of ACC's Flagship Journal

World-renowned cardiologist and researcher Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College...


22 Apr, 2013, 09:45 ET Shalom Jacobovitz Named CEO of American College of Cardiology

The American College of Cardiology Board of Trustees today announced that Shalom "Shal" Jacobovitz has been selected as the college's chief...


11 Mar, 2013, 16:02 ET American College of Cardiology Elects Dr. John Gordon Harold President

 The American College of Cardiology today elected John Gordon Harold, MD, MACC as president for the year ahead at its 62nd Annual Scientific...


16 Feb, 2012, 10:31 ET ACC's CardioSmart Launches Nation's First Free Cardiovascular Texting Program

Program supports heart disease prevention and disease management The American College of Cardiology (ACC) today launched...


15 Feb, 2011, 11:00 ET The American College of Cardiology Issues CardioSmart Survival Guides on Five Common Heart Conditions

In recognition of American Heart Month, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) today released CardioSmart "Survival Guides" for five of the...


04 Nov, 2010, 14:00 ET Corporate Sponsors Team Up with ACC on CardioSmart National Care Initiative

Joint Efforts will Help Reach Millions of Consumers to Promote Heart Healthy Living The American College of Cardiology (ACC) today announced...


29 Dec, 2009, 15:00 ET Cardiology Takes Legal Action Against Medicare

Complaint filed against HHS Secretary to Preserve Patient Access to Cardiology Care The American College of Cardiology (ACC) today announced...


29 Oct, 2009, 00:01 ET Cardiology Groups Implore President Obama: Stop Medicare Rule That Will Restrict Access to Heart Care

Ads focus on regulations scheduled for Nov. 1 The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance (CAA) today...


26 Oct, 2009, 11:00 ET American College of Cardiology Launches the Nation's First Registry-Based Cardiovascular Practice Network

PINNACLE Network (TM) Links Thousands of Clinical Cardiovascular Practices to Promote Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence The American...


16 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET American College of Cardiology Launches Quality First Campaign to Set New Standards for Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Cardiology (ACC) today kicked off its Quality First campaign which...


19 Jun, 2006, 01:00 ET Jack Lewin, M.D., Named CEO of the American College of Cardiology

BETHESDA, Md., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- John C. (Jack) Lewin, M.D., has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the American College...


16 Mar, 2006, 00:00 ET Dangers of Stopping Clopidogrel (Plavix(R)) for Patients with Stents and Certain Other Conditions

BETHESDA, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent media reports regarding the results of the CHARISMA Trial may be misinterpreted by patients with...


02 Dec, 2005, 00:00 ET American College of Cardiology Statement Regarding Staff Leadership Change

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective November 30, 2005, Christine W. McEntee is no longer chief executive officer of the American...


02 Mar, 2004, 00:00 ET News From the March 3, 2004 Issue of the Journal Of the American College of Cardiology

BETHESDA, Md., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is news from the March 3, 2004 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology:...


12 Mar, 2002, 00:00 ET ACC Foundation GAP Program Improves Quality of Care of Heart Attack Patients, JAMA Study Finds

BETHESDA, Md., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Following evidence-based practice guidelines and standardized treatment protocols can help improve the...