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Public Comment Period for Key Data Elements and Definitions for TTE
06/05/2018 | Accepted June 5?July 5, 2018 -- The ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Data Standards would like to invite you to participate in the review of the draft version of the 2018 ACC/AHA/ASE Key Data Elements and Definitions for Transthoracic Echocardiography. This document aims to provide a standardized set of data elements and definition specific to Transthoracic Echocardiography.
Health Literacy and Cardiovascular Disease: Fundamental Relevance to Primary and
06/04/2018 | Limited health literacy -- the degree to which individuals can access and process basic health information and services and participate in health-related decisions -- is highly prevalent in the U.S. and strongly associated with increased patient morbidity, mortality, health care utilization, and costs.
Interdisciplinary Models for Research and Clinical Endeavors in Genomic Medicine
05/29/2018 | Completion of the Human Genome Project unleashed a wealth of information but it remains unclear how best to leverage that information to fulfill the promise of genomics to benefit patients.
Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in South Asians in the United States
05/24/2018 | The Scientific Statement looks at how atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk factors affect South Asians, with special focus on those living in the United States.