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Jan 12, 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...


Nov 05, 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...


Mar 16, 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...


Jan 26, 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...


Nov 12, 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...


Oct 28, 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...


Mar 31, 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...


Dec 03, 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...


Aug 16, 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...


Aug 15, 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...


Apr 22, 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...


Mar 11, 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...


Feb 16, 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...


Feb 15, 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...


Nov 04, 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...


Dec 29, 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...


Oct 29, 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...


Oct 26, 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...


Sep 16, 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...


Jun 19, 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...


Mar 16, 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...


Dec 02, 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...


Mar 02, 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:...


Mar 12, 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...


Jan 24, 2002, 00:00 ET New Guidelines Aid in Cutting Heart-Related Risk in Non-Heart-Related Surgery

BETHESDA, Md., and DALLAS, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- New practice guidelines to assist physicians in evaluating and managing the risk of...