Medscape and ACC Centers of Excellence

MedScape and ACC

The ACC has collaborated with Medscape to create two Centers of Excellence on the topics of Cardiovascular Risk Reduction and Atrial Fibrillation. This collaboration will expand the reach of expert information, including best practices in CV medicine, to improve patient care.

June 19, 2019
Cardiologists Must 'Get Up To Speed' on Treating Diabetes
Cardiologists currently see more patients with diabetes than do endocrinologists, according to a study presented at the 2019 Endocrine Society Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Despite these figures, many cardiovascular (CV) specialists report being poorly equipped to address diabetes with novel agents.

May 30, 2019
Medscape/ACC Survey – AF Management: Are Clinicians in Agreement?
The Survey Sheds Light on How Cardiologists and Other Clinicians Approach the Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AF)

April 11, 2019
CVD Primary Prevention Guideline Puts Patients Center Stage
Salim S. Virani, MD, PhD, FACC; Donna K. Arnett, MSPH, PhD; Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS
Watch Writing Committee Members discuss the new Guideline for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.

March 22, 2019
A 79-Year-Old Woman With a Pacemaker and High Atrial Rates
Jeff S. Healey, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Jonathan P. Piccini, MD, MHS, FACC; Christian T. Ruff, MD, MPH

February 25, 2019
Medscape/ACC Survey Looks at CV Risk Factor Management
The Survey Sheds Light on How Cardiologists Currently Address Diet and Lifestyle, Hypertension, and Type 2 Diabetes in Their Patients.

February 19, 2019
A 67-Year-Old Man With Palpitations and Syncope
The Case Challenge series includes difficult-to-diagnose conditions, some of which are not frequently encountered by most clinicians but are nonetheless important to recognize accurately.

January 23, 2019
NOACs for Preventing Stroke in AF: Clinical Case
An elderly woman presents with AF in the setting of heart failure. How would you manage her anticoagulation?

January 22, 2019
Reversal Agents for DOACs: When Should You Use Them?
Drs Ruff, Hylek, and Pollack discuss how to manage bleeding associated with direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs, NOACs), when to use reversal agents, and the controversy of restarting anticoagulation.

Clinical Topics: Anticoagulation Management, Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Prevention, Implantable Devices, SCD/Ventricular Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation/Supraventricular Arrhythmias

Keywords: Primary Prevention, Dyslipidemias, Diabetes Mellitus, Metabolic Syndrome X, Arrhythmias, Cardiac, Anticoagulants

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