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American Heart Association ‘enthusiastically’ joins other cardiology groups in push for new, independent medical board

AHA members have voted to throw their full support behind the efforts to establish a new American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine. 

November 7, 2023
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Endotronix gains key approval from FDA, shares new heart failure data

The company can now begin the enrollment process for its PROACTIVE-HF 2 clinical trial, which will focus on treating patients with NYHA class II heart failure. 

October 11, 2023
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CBD could be beneficial for some heart failure patients

The subcutaneous administration of CBD could make a significant impact on patient outcomes, according to new findings presented at the Heart Failure Society of America's annual meeting in Cleveland.

October 10, 2023
Illustration of cardiologists going through the certification process. American College of Cardiology President B. Hadley Wilson, MD, discussed why the ACC and other leading cardiology groups are so eager to create a new, independent medical board. This has been a long-term goal for many years, he said, and now it may become a reality. 

Q&A: A closer look at the push in cardiology for a new, independent American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine

American College of Cardiology President B. Hadley Wilson, MD, discussed why the ACC and other leading cardiology groups are so eager to create a new, independent medical board. This has been a long-term goal for many years, he said, and now it may become a reality. 

September 22, 2023
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Time for a change? Cardiology groups announce plan to develop a new medical board independent of the ABIM

"We know that the cardiovascular community is ready for an independent, self-governed entity, and we are proud to develop this new board with cardiologists and cardiology organizations at the helm," ACC President B. Hadley Wilson, MD, said in a statement.

September 21, 2023
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Cardiology societies say affirmative action ruling will do long-term damage to patient care

The American College of Cardiology, Association of Black Cardiologists and several other U.S. societies released a new joint statement on the ruling.

July 3, 2023
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11 leading cardiology societies collaborate on new AUC for chronic coronary disease

The new AUC document, which examines the treatment of both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, was published in full in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

May 25, 2023
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New guideline on mechanical circulatory support tackles device selection, ethical dilemmas and more

The Heart Failure Society of America and International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation worked together on the document, hoping their recommendations serve as a "critical roadmap" for clinicians. 

February 8, 2023

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