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Joint Commission launches cardiac certification program

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

The Joint Commission launched a "Comprehensive Cardiac Center Advanced Certification" program that encompasses consensus-based standards, evidence-based guidelines, and performance measurements and improvement. Centers will be required to offer a set list of services, including prevention of in-hospital cardiac arrest, cardiac rehabilitation, cardiovascular risk factor identification and cardiac disease prevention. HealthLeaders Media (01/18)


MedPAC considers overhaul of MIPS quality reporting

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

DAPT Risk Calculator App Now Available

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Study analyzes 3 CVD prevention interventions

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

Hospitals create support centers for caregivers

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Measure would expand Medicare to cover dental, vision, hearing

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

State laws create patchwork of opioid prescribing rules

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

AHA cites importance of CQMs to improving health care

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

Outcomes Among Older Patients Receiving Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Secondary Prevention: From the NCDR ICD Registry

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

FDA, IBM Watson to explore blockchain technology's benefits to public health

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017


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2016 Journal Club Activities now available

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

NCDR report highlights national trends for common CV procedures

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions and JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging Name New Editors-in-Chief

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

DAPT Risk Calculator App Now Available

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

2016 U.S. News & World Report Heart Rankings: Get Credit For Publicly Reporting Via NCDR

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017




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