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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...

Jun 19, 2014, 07:16 ET

American College of Cardiology Partners with Bronx Community on Health Equities

As national health data and government research indicate a widening gap in health disparities between the underserved population and the general...

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

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
Valentin Fuster Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  (PRNewsFoto/American College of Cardiology)

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 the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  (PRNewsFoto/American College of Cardiology)

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 was named CEO of the American College of Cardiology.  (PRNewsFoto/American College of Cardiology)

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 President John Gordon Harold, MD, MACC.  (PRNewsFoto/American College of Cardiology)

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...

Sep 27, 2012, 08:40 ET
Spirit of the Heart Tour Brings Community Forums and Free Heart Health Screenings to Texas.  (PRNewsFoto/Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. and American College of Cardiology)

Spirit of the Heart Tour Brings Community Forums and Free Heart Health Screenings to Texas

 The Association of Black Cardiologists and the American College of Cardiology announced today a special three-city tour in Texas called...

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...

Sep 27, 2011, 13:15 ET

California Chapter Plays Critical Role in Stunning Improvements in Door-to-Balloon (D2B) Times in the U.S.

Cooperation and coordination between American College of Cardiology physicians and cardiovascular teams are reaping benefits for California...

Jun 22, 2011, 10:58 ET

Across-the-Board Spending Cap Would Have Devastating Consequences for Real People

Consumer and provider groups come together to highlight real-world impact Consumer and health care provider groups today released a study that...

Feb 15, 2011, 11:00 ET
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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...

Aug 19, 2010, 18:11 ET

ACCF Joins SCAI as New Partner in Accreditation of Cardiovascular Facilities

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) today announced an...

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...

Nov 17, 2009, 18:14 ET

American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Comment on the FDA Public Health Advisory Regarding a Drug Interaction Between Clopidogrel and Omeprazole

Today the FDA notified healthcare professionals of new safety information concerning a drug interaction between clopidogrel, an anti-clotting...

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...