Cardiac Imaging Think Tank Report Embraces Quality and Innovation For the Future

Those in the cardiac imaging field are optimistic about its future despite challenges from the changing health care landscape, according to a report from ACC’s Imaging Council published Oct. 3 in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. The report gathers findings from a two-day Think Tank on the future of cardiac imaging convened at Heart House by ACC’s Executive Committee and Cardiovascular Imaging Section Leadership Council in April 2016. Chaired by Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC, and Manuel D. Cerqueira, MD, FACC, the Think Tank was organized around four goals: to preserve and enhance the relevance of cardiac imaging in a value-based health care system; define cardiovascular imaging for the future; ensure robust innovation and research in cardiac imaging; and maximize imaging formation and improve outcomes. Read more on