Navigation Links
Record Attendance at the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence, ACE, Exhibit Booth at ACC.13
Date:3/28/2013

Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 28, 2013

The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE), is pleased to announce record attendance at ACE exhibit booth N6449 during ACC.13, March 9-12, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. Increasing interest in ACE Accreditation and E3 Expert, External Evaluation services was elicited through a number of excellent presentations, most notably on March 10, 2013:

  •     Ralph G. Brindis, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI: Integrating AUC in NCDR: Present and Future
  •     Charles E. Chambers, MD, FSCAI: Cath Lab Accreditation: Pros, Cons, Implications

Moreover, Gregory J. Dehmer, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, Director of Cardiology, Scott & White Healthcare, Temple, Texas, presented a provoking symposium on public reporting at the James T. Dove Lecture on March 11, 2013. Cautioning the cardiovascular community that “we cannot sit on the fence about public reporting – the train has left the station,” Dr. Dehmer emphasized the fact that cardiac cath lab (CCL) and physician performance is being tracked and reported now.

Noting that public reporting is integral to the future of health care, Dr. Dehmer emphasized that quality metrics, peer review and best data statistics are all tied to physician reimbursement. “It is important to learn how to use public reporting properly, remarked Dr. Dehmer. “It is better to take charge than have this process controlled by others.”

ACE, the only organization to accredit the CCL, and the sole provider of Expert, External Evaluation (E3) More Than Peer Review by clinical cardiology professionals, emphasizes the medical record as the foundation for quality patient care. A recent report published by ACE determined that, although cardiac cath labs provide excellent care to patients, most do not meet quality reporting standards. Increasing public scrutiny demands key quality indicators be met. Accurately documenting the factors that support the determination of appropriate use is essential to quality patient care and moderating risk for all stakeholders. “Cath labs can benefit from ACE services through the development of an integrated quality program and a thorough and in-depth review of documentation,” said Mary Heisler, RN, BA, Executive Director, Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence. “The interventional cardiology community is beginning to understand the value of ACE services due to the reality of our results-oriented healthcare environment.”

About Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence

ACE, an independent organization sponsored by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF), offers independent evaluation and monitoring of facilities that provide cardiovascular care. By reviewing facility and operator performance and comparing clinical decision-making to nationally accepted best practices, ACE peer review and accreditation services plays a critical role in continuous quality improvement programs. Learn more at http://www.cvexcel.org.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10579176.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. U.S. Teen Births Hit Record Low
2. Flu Season Was One of Mildest on Record, CDC Confirms
3. Qualicode and CellTrak Deliver Integrated Mobile Scheduling and Health Record Solution
4. Van Beek’s Garden Supplies Set to Break Records with Busiest Top Soil Season Ever
5. Study examines use of a natural language processing tool for electronic health records in assessing colonoscopy quality
6. MadgeTech, Inc. Develops Temperature Recorder for Harsh Environments
7. E-Records Linked to Fewer Malpractice Claims
8. Unique program bringing electronic medical record data to ambulances lauded
9. Electronic medical record improves physician compliance of reviewing portal images, study suggests
10. Interactive personal health records increase clinical preventive services
11. NIST issues guidance for pediatric electronic health records
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/22/2017)... Colorado (PRWEB) , ... February ... ... the availability of their newest advanced absorption cannabidiol (CBD) serum, “NANOCALM 300” ... delivery system®, which provides instant absorption from the mouth into the bloodstream. ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... to spine practices, is featuring Michigan neurosurgeon Jay Jagannathan, M.D., as a “Spine ... a small number of neurosurgeons in Michigan performing minimally invasive back surgery that ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... ... The SeniorCare Investor will host an important webinar— Seniors Housing M&A: The ... PM ET. A recording of the webinar will also be made available following its ... want to find out what really happened in the seniors housing and care merger ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... ... BrightStar Care Charleston , a home care and medical staffing agency, will ... on Aging’s Senior Expo on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Omar Convention ... our community. We are thrilled to participate in this event because we believe it ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... OAKLAND/SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Forum (PMF) aims to expand the pipeline and the number of African ... support that encourages medical students and residents to pursue their careers as physicians ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/22/2017)... TAMPA, Fla. , Feb. 22, 2017  Corin ... Shoulder System, a device used to treat patients with ... form of shoulder arthritis. The condition, known as cuff ... arm and shoulder. The Humelock Reversed ... privately-held upper extremities technology company based near ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... 22, 2017 Research and Markets has ... Pipeline Review, 2016" report to their offering. ... Dermatological conditions ... and approximately one-third of the US population suffers from at ... majority of the dermatology market has remained saturated with established ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... , Feb 22, 2017 Research and ... Drugs Market by Drug Molecule (Biologic, Small Molecule Drugs), By ... Inhibitors, Interleukin Blockers) Outlook 2022" report to their offering. ... The ... growth during 2016-2022 This report provides a detailed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: