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New ACC Tools Available For Both Clinicians and Patients
The Same Trusted JACC Journals Content With Fewer Clicks
DECEMBER 2016 , VOL . 5 , NO . 12
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Alfred Bove , MD , PhD
PUBLISHER Gene Conselyea
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY STAFF
PUBLISHING DIRECTOR Kim Murphy
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS Shalen Fairbanks
EDITORIAL SUPPORT Rachel Cagan

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In This Issue

CLINICAL NEWS
9 JACC in a Flash 12 Journal Wrap 14 ACCEL
COLUMNS
24 Clinical Innovators 26 Health Tech 28 Business Consult
EDITORIAL
EXECUTIVE EDITOR Rick McGuire
MANAGING EDITOR Eric Raible
ART DIRECTOR Ari Mihos
ASSISTANT ART DIRECTORS Charlene DePrizio John Salesi
DIGITAL PROJECTS MANAGER Chris Gedikli
PHOTOGRAPHER / VIDEOGRAPHER Joe Corrao
EDITORIAL CONSULTANTS
Deepak L . Bhatt , MD , FACC Peter C . Block , MD , FACC Anthony N . DeMaria , MD , MACC Kim A . Eagle , MD , MACC Andrew Freeman , MD , FACC Ty Gluckman , MD , FACC Martha Gulati , MD , FACC Spencer B . King , III , MD , MACC
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New ACC Tools Available For Both Clinicians and Patients

The ACC recently launched new tools for both clinicians and patients as part of its Valvular Heart Disease initiatives . The Mitral Regurgitation ( MR ) Health System Tool guides clinicians in identifying patients with MR and referring them for advanced treatment , while determining the next steps in treatment . On the other side , the Mitral Regurgitation ( MR ) Patient Tool and the Aortic Stenosis ( AS ) Patient Tool help patients understand an MR or AS diagnosis . Find out more at ACC . org / VHDTools .

The Same Trusted JACC Journals Content With Fewer Clicks

The JACC Journals website has been redesigned , bringing a fresh perspective to the journals ’ vast content . The new design cuts through the clutter and showcases the content in a format that ’ s cleaner , clearer and easier to read . Users can easily scan article highlights , view images and listen to editor-in-chief audio summaries . By adapting to different devices and screens , the website allows users to read and bookmark content and images via laptop , tablet or phone . Experience the changes at OnlineJACC . org .
Certified Patient Case :
A previously healthy 20-year-old man presents in the context of a recent episode of loss of consciousness while playing soccer at his local university . He reports that while he used to compete at a collegiate level , his shortness of breath has recently limited his ability to continue playing for longer than 10 minutes . Additionally , he has noted an unintentional 15-pound weight gain , bilateral ankle swelling , difficulty breathing if he does not sleep with at least two pillows , and experiencing intermittent symptoms of some palpitations that last 1-3 minutes in duration , but tend to self-resolve . What would you do ? Check out this and other Certified Patient Cases under “ Education and Meetings ” on ACC . org .
Featured Expert Commentary and Article Reviews
Visit the “ Latest in Cardiology ” section of ACC . org for a wide variety of perspectives and analysis on recent cardiovascular research and trends . Current hot topics include :
• 21st Century Cures Legislation Moves Forward
• Cardiologists Weigh in on Big Data ’ s Role in Health Care
• Draft USPSTF Statement Recommends Behavioral Counseling to Prevent CVD in Healthy Adults
Subscription inquiries should be sent to : smaloney @ americanmedicalcomm . com All correspondence for the American College of Cardiology should be sent to : Resource Center , American College of Cardiology , 2400 N Street NW , Washington DC 20037-1153 .
Neither the American College of Cardiology nor the publisher is responsible for statements made by any contributor . Statements or opinions expressed in CardioSource WorldNews do not represent official policy of the American College of Cardiology unless so stated . No responsibility is assumed by the American College of Cardiology or the Publisher for any injury or damage to persons or property as a matter of product liability , negligence or otherwise or from any use or operation of any methods , products , instructions or ideas contained in the material herein .
Although all advertising material published in CardioSource WorldNews is expected to conform to ethical ( medical ) standards , inclusion in this publication does not constitute a guarantee or endorsement by the American College of Cardiology or the Publisher of the quality or value of such product or of the claim made of it by its manufacturer .
About the American College of Cardiology The American College of Cardiology is transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health through continuous quality improvement , patient-centered care , payment innovation and professionalism . The College is a 52,000-member nonprofit medical society comprised of physicians , surgeons , nurses , physician assistants , pharmacists and practice managers , and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet its stringent qualifications . The College is a leader in the formulation of health policy , standards and guidelines , and is a staunch supporter of cardiovascular research . The ACC provides professional education and operates national registries for the measurement and improvement of quality care . More information about the association is available online at www . ACC . org .
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DECEMBER 2016, VOL. 5, NO. 12 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Alfred Bove, MD, PhD PUBLISHER Gene Conselyea AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY STAFF PUBLISHING DIRECTOR Kim Murphy DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS Shalen Fairbanks Home Page In This Issue CLINICAL NEWS 9 JACC in a Flash 12 Journal Wrap 14 ACCEL COLUMNS 24 Clinical Innovators 26 Health Tech 28 Business Consult EDITORIAL SUPPORT Rachel Cagan EDITORIAL EXECUTIVE EDITOR Rick McGuire MANAGING EDITOR Eric Raible ART DIRECTOR Ari Mihos ASSISTANT ART DIRECTORS Charlene DePrizio John Salesi DIGITAL PROJECTS MANAGER Chris Gedikli PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEOGRAPHER Joe Corrao EDITORIAL CONSULTANTS Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, FACC Peter C. Block, MD, FACC Anthony N. DeMaria, MD, MACC Kim A. Eagle, MD, MACC Andrew Freeman, MD, FACC Ty Gluckman, MD, FACC Martha Gulati, MD, FACC Spencer B. King, III, MD, MACC New ACC Tools Available For Both Clinicians and Patients The ACC recently launched new tools for both clinicians and patients as part of its Valvular Heart Disease initiatives. The Mitral Regurgitation (MR) Health System Tool guides clinicians in identifying patients with MR and referring them for advanced treatment, while determining the next steps in treatment. On the other side, the Mitral Regurgitation (MR) Patient Tool and the Aortic Stenosis (AS) Patient Tool help patients understand an MR or AS diagnosis. Find out more at ACC.org/VHDTools. ADVERTISING DIRECTOR OF SALES Linsey Rosenthal lrosenthal@americanmedicalcomm.com ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Adam Sansolo asansolo@americanmedicalcomm.com NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER Trish Laramee tlaramee@americanmedicalcomm.com Recruitment advertising orders can be sent to: DIRECTOR, RECRUITMENT CLASSIFIEDS Lauren Morgan lmorgan@americanmedicalcomm.com The Same Trusted JACC Journals Content With Fewer Clicks The JACC Journals website has been redesigned, bringing a fresh perspective to the journals’ vast content. The new design cuts through the clutter and showcases the content in a format that’s cleaner, clearer and easier to read. Users can easily scan article highlights, view images and listen to editor-in-chief audio summaries. By adapting to different devices and screens, the website allows users to read and bookmark content and images via laptop, tablet or phone. Experience the changes at OnlineJACC.org. Certified Patient Case: A previously healthy 20-year-old man presents in the context of a recent episode of loss of consciousness while playing soccer at his local university. He reports that while he used to compete at a collegiate level, his shortness of breath has recently limited his ability to continue playing for longer than 10 minutes. Additionally, he has noted an unintentional 15-pound weight gain, bilateral ankle swelling, difficulty breathing if he does not sleep with at least two pillows, and experiencing intermittent symptoms of some palpitations that last 1-3 minutes in duration, but tend to self-resolve. What would you do? Check out this and other Certified Patient Cases under “Education and Meetings” on ACC.org. Featured Expert Commentary and Article Reviews Visit the “Latest in Cardiology” section of ACC.org for a wide variety of perspectives and analysis on recent cardiovascular research and trends. Current hot topics include:   • 21st Century Cures Legislation Moves Forward • Cardiologists Weigh in on Big Data’s Role in Health Care • Draft USPSTF Statement Recommends Behavioral Counseling to Prevent CVD in Healthy Adults Subscription inquiries should be sent to: smaloney@americanmedicalcomm.com All correspondence for the American College of Cardiology should be sent to: Resource Center, American College of Cardiology, 2400 N Street NW, Washington DC 20037-1153. Neither the American College of Cardiology nor the publisher is responsible for statements made by any contributor. Statements or opinions expressed in CardioSource WorldNews do not represent official policy of the American College of Cardiology unless so stated. No responsibility is assumed by the American College of Cardiology or the Publisher for any injury or damage to persons or property as a matter of product liability, negligence or otherwise or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material herein. Although all advertising material published in CardioSource WorldNews is expected to conform to ethical (medical) standards, inclusion in this publication does not constitute a guarantee or endorsement by the American College of Cardiology or the Publisher of the quality or value of such product or of the claim made of it by its manufacturer. About the American College of Cardiology The American College of Cardiology is transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health through continuous quality improvement, patient-centered care, payment innovation and professionalism. 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