Top 10 ACC News Stories During 2019

The top ACC news stories of 2019 include the new ACC/AHA primary prevention guidelines, the hottest trials from ACC.19, health policy news from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, and more.

Here is a list of the top news stories in 2019:

  1. AUGUSTUS: Less Bleeding, Fewer Events With Apixaban and No Aspirin in Patients With AFib and ACS
  1. Apple Heart Study Identifies AFib in Small Group of Apple Watch Wearers
  1. ACC/AHA Primary Prevention Guideline Provides Playbook For Managing CV Risk Factors
  1. New Performance and Quality Measures For High BP Released
  1. Updated AFib Guidelines Recommend NOACs to Prevent Stroke in AFib Patients
  1. PARTNER 3 and EVOLUT Confirm Benefits of TAVR Over Surgery in Low-Risk Patients
  1. CMS Releases Final 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Rules
  1. New Training Statement Formally Defines Level III Echocardiography Training
  1. FDA Expands TAVR Indication to Low-Risk Patients
  1. ACC, ABIM Unveil New Option For Cardiologists to Maintain Board Certification

Clinical Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes, Anticoagulation Management, Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Geriatric Cardiology, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Invasive Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, Noninvasive Imaging, Pericardial Disease, Prevention, Pulmonary Hypertension and Venous Thromboembolism, Sports and Exercise Cardiology, Stable Ischemic Heart Disease, Anticoagulation Management and ACS, Anticoagulation Management and Atrial Fibrillation, Implantable Devices, SCD/Ventricular Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation/Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Cardiac Surgery and Arrhythmias, Cardiac Surgery and CHD and Pediatrics, Cardiac Surgery and Heart Failure, Cardiac Surgery and SIHD, Congenital Heart Disease, CHD and Pediatrics and Arrhythmias, CHD and Pediatrics and Imaging, CHD and Pediatrics and Interventions, CHD and Pediatrics and Prevention, CHD and Pediatrics and Quality Improvement, Acute Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Interventions and ACS, Interventions and Imaging, Interventions and Structural Heart Disease, Interventions and Vascular Medicine, Angiography, Echocardiography/Ultrasound, Nuclear Imaging, Sleep Apnea, Sports and Exercise and Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Sports and Exercise and Imaging, Chronic Angina

Keywords: Acute Coronary Syndrome, Anticoagulants, Arrhythmias, Cardiac, Cardiac Surgical Procedures, Metabolic Syndrome X, Angina, Stable, Heart Defects, Congenital, Dyslipidemias, Geriatrics, Heart Failure, Angiography, Diagnostic Imaging, Pericarditis, Secondary Prevention, Hypertension, Pulmonary, Sleep Apnea Syndromes, Sports, Aneurysm, Atrial Fibrillation, Aspirin, Medicare, Administration, Oral, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.), Outpatients, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Anticoagulants, Stroke, Pyridones, Primary Prevention, Echocardiography, Certification

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