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WASHINGTON (Feb 10, 2017) -
American College of Cardiology President Richard Chazal, MD, FACC, made the following statement on Representative Tom Price being confirmed as the Secretary of Health and Human Services:
"The American College of Cardiology has long worked with Tom Price both before and during his tenure in Congress. We congratulate him on his confirmation as the Secretary of Health and Human Services during this exciting and challenging time in health care," said American College of Cardiology President Richard Chazal, MD, FACC. "The ACC looks forward to maintaining a productive dialogue with HHS as we all work together to provide quality care to our patients."
The American College of Cardiology is a 52,000-member medical society that is the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team. The mission of the College is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College operates national registries to measure and improve care, offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions, provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet stringent qualifications. For more, visit acc.org.