More than 2,400 hospitals and over 8,500 outpatient providers worldwide participate in one or more of the ACC’s ten registries, forming a comprehensive network of cardiovascular care providers committed to ensuring evidence-based cardiovascular care, improving patient outcomes and lowering health care costs.
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.
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.
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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