News Release

ACC Quality Summit explores practical strategies to reboot and rebrand health care quality

The conference focuses on the enduring value of ACC Accreditation and NCDR services for achieving quality care

Meeting Announcement

American College of Cardiology

The 2023 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Quality Summit kicks off on October 11-13 in Orlando, Florida, putting the spotlight on the value of ACC Accreditation and NCDR services to enhance health care quality. Cardiovascular clinicians and stakeholders across the U.S. will converge at this year’s Summit to discuss the role of accreditation and registries in health equity initiatives, best practices for rebooting and rebranding health care quality, and strategies to engage the CV team in the quality process.

“ACC’s Quality Summit is an exceptional opportunity for anyone interested in improving the quality of cardiac care to learn about the latest advances in the field and to network with like-minded professionals,” said David Winchester, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine and program chair for ACC Quality Summit. “At the Summit, we will be exploring advances in research on quality, discussing accreditation and registry services, and learning from internationally renowned speakers.”

Stephanie Mercado, CAE, CPHQ, CEO of the National Association for Healthcare Quality, will deliver the Ralph G. Brindis Keynote, "A Winning Strategy: Unleash Human Potential of the Workforce to Advance Quality and Safety." Other must-see sessions include:

  • How to Navigate Quality in the Face of Corporate Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at the Population Level
  • AI and the Care of the CV Patient

The conference will be held in-person and feature over 30 educational sessions allowing attendees to earn a wide variety of continuing education credits.

Abstracts and Poster Presentations

The following list provides an example of the abstracts and posters being presented during ACC Quality Summit 2023. Contact Katie Glenn at to receive embargoed copies of the abstracts, connect with the study authors or apply for media credentials. All posters are embargoed until Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 9 a.m. ET.

  • Improving Door to Balloon (D2B) in a Post COVID Landscape
  • Reducing Door-in-Door-Out Time for ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction at a Rural Non-PCI Acute Care Facility
  • Implementing a Clinical Decision Support Tool to Improve Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral
  • Optimizing the Inpatient Chest Pain Alert Process
  • Improving Door to ECG Compliance for Patients Arriving with Emergency Medical Services

Learn more about the conference here.

How to Register as Media

Please reach out to the ACC Press Office to request media registration or to receive embargoed copies of posters. All registrants will be required to provide appropriate documentation and/or media credentials as per the ACC Media and Communications policies.

If you have questions, please contact the ACC Press Office at Katie Glenn,

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is the global leader in transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health for all. As the preeminent source of professional medical education for the entire cardiovascular care team since 1949, ACC credentials cardiovascular professionals in over 140 countries who meet stringent qualifications and leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. Through its world-renowned family of JACC Journals, NCDR registries, ACC Accreditation Services, global network of Member Sections, CardioSmart patient resources and more, the College is committed to ensuring a world where science, knowledge and innovation optimize patient care and outcomes. Learn more at or follow @ACCinTouch.


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