Posts in Category: ACC

ACC.21 goes all virtual due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions 

Instead of a hybrid model as planned, the 70th annual American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Session & Expo will be an all-virtual experience streaming live May 15-17. ACC.21 was previously postponed until late spring in the hopes that people would be able to safely gather in Atlanta.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 03/04/2021 Categories: ACC COVID-19 MedAxiom

Meeting the Triple Aim by switching from femoral to radial access  

Although 90-95 percent of cardiac catheterizations in the U.S. are performed through the femoral artery, radial access has been found to be a safer, faster, more comfortable, and more cost-efficient approach.

Here are some of the reasons why providers should consider switching to radial access in their quest for the Triple Aim—better patient satisfaction, improved care and lower costs.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 06/13/2019 Categories: ACC

Finances top hospital execs list of concerns 

That the financial challenge of running a hospital ranked as the top concern in an annual study by the American College of Healthcare Executives should come as little surprise to anyone in the industry. Overwhelmed by the fact that revenues are growing at a considerably slower pace than ever before, providers are left scrambling for ways to bring down expenses without sacrificing quality.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 03/04/2019 Categories: ACC Analytics

300 attend webinar to plan for ACC CathPCI v5 update 

With the American College of Cardiology’s update of the NCDR® CathPCI Registry® to version 5 fast approaching, 300 LUMEDX users attended our third and final informational webinar earlier this week to prepare clients for a smooth transition. Our first and second webinars were attended by a total of 125 users. Thank you all!

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 03/20/2018 Categories: ACC Webinars