Cardiovascular Management

The ACC’s Cardiovascular (CV) Management Member Section and Leadership Council is the home for those interested in CV management within the ACC, advocating for and advancing priorities of interest to the community.

Welcome

A unique blend of forum and network, the CV Management Member Section and Leadership Council guides the ACC on issues related to CV management and works with the College to provide information, resources, activities and advocacy on CV management issues.

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Become a Member — Join Now.

Serve as a voice for CV management issues and become a part of the Section today. To join, call ACC Member Care at (800) 253-4636, ext. 5603 or check the box on your dues statement each Fall.

Member Benefits

CV Management Section membership provides participants with opportunities to make a difference in cardiovascular management and:

  • Network with colleagues
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Advance your career
  • Strengthen your skills
  • Expand upon your interests within the specialty

Message From the Chair

The mission of the Cardiovascular Management Section and Leadership Council is to advance cardiovascular science and practice through research, education, clinical criteria and guidelines, and to influence healthcare policy. The Section serves as a point of identification and forum for its members within the ACC, and as a College-wide resource for issues in the interest area.

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Section News

Six Sigma; Conceptual Image

Variations in Care, Part 3: Standardization and Supply Variations

March 10, 2020

Feature Article

As health care delivery grew in scale and complexity, the system looked toward manufacturing processes as a template to improve efficiency while protecting quality. Six Sigma, process mapping and root cause analysis became standards in health care operations. Physicians are increasingly familiar with fish bone graphs and value stream maps. One area health care has been slower to adapt from manufacturing is standardization and decreased variation as a way to control quality. Clinical standardization was easier to embrace.

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