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AHA awards first Cardiovascular Center for Excellence designation

September 23, 2017

The Regional Hospital of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania, is the first hospital to receive the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence accreditation by the American Heart Association, according to a press release.

This accreditation is new from the AHA in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology, recognizing hospitals committed to following treatment guidelines in a comprehensive system of care.

In the Journals

HRS updates guidelines for lead management in implantable devices

September 22, 2017
The Heart Rhythm Society issued an expert consensus statement addressing lead management for patients with CV implantable electronic devices, including indications for…
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PCI comparable to CABG in left main CAD treatment

September 22, 2017
Although CABG has been the standard therapy for patients with left main coronary artery stenosis, new data suggest that PCI with drug-eluting stents may be a valid…

Gurman says, ‘Our voice is their voice’ in explaining the importance of physician advocacy

September 22, 2017
At a time when the state of health care is in flux, it is critical that physicians engage in the national debate by telling their stories and those of their patients to…
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CPR use, survival rates low after cardiac arrest in black neighborhoods

September 22, 2017
Adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest were less likely to receive bystander treatment and had lower survival if the event occurred in a predominately black…
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Individualizing Antihypertensive Therapy to Meet Today’s Needs of Patients and Providers

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and death in the United States and is often called…
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VIDEO: New recommendations made for patients at extreme risk for CVD

July 21, 2017
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VIDEO: Monogenic causes of CVD help identify therapeutic targets

May 24, 2017
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