Quality Improvement for Institutions

ACC Quality Improvement for Institutions Program

NCDR Registries

Cardiology's most established, comprehensive registry offering, the NCDR consists of seven registries.

More than 2,000 facilities worldwide participate in one or more of the ACC's registries, forming a comprehensive network of cardiovascular care providers committed to ensuring evidence-based cardiovascular care, improving patient outcomes and lowering health care costs.

Accreditation Services

ACC Accreditation Services provides hospitals with practical resources and support to minimize gaps in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, and transforms CV patient care and drives process improvement through the implementation of guideline-driven medical therapies, best practices, and evidence-based initiatives.

Facilities achieving an ACC accreditation are committed to establishing a method for sustainable quality improvement.

Quality Campaigns

The ACC's quality improvement campaigns disseminate evidence-based strategies and toolkits, promote best practice sharing, and build nationwide learning networks.

Designed to support local efforts with structured quality improvement projects to achieve specific goals – the Door to Balloon (D2B)Hospital to Home (H2H)Surviving MI, and other campaigns promote collaboration and dissemination of practical lessons learned.

Clinical Toolkits

ACC's collection of clinical toolkits and apps provide hands on resources to help facilities implement guidelines-based and best practice care with checklists, worksheets, apps, and other tools to address common clinical issues. 

These resources include quality improvement tools designed to help implement QI projects, tools for outpatient practices, and ACC free mobile apps, designed to help clinicians to improve improve clinical decision making and individualize patient care “on the go.”

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