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ACC: A catalyst for change in reducing the global cardiovascular disease burden

American College of Cardiology

WHAT: Please join the American College of Cardiology, with the support of the United States Department of Commerce's International Trade Agency, for a discussion on the ACC's global mission to advance cardiovascular health and improve patient care. Dr. Henry Solomon, the ACC's senior medical adviser, will present on the ACC's efforts to reduce cardiovascular disease worldwide through innovative education initiatives and the application of patient data to improve delivery of care. Carol Smith, business development manager at the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an institute of the ACC, will discuss how hospitals can optimize performance and patient outcomes through the SCPC accreditation process.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 22, 9:00-11:00 a.m. China Standard Time

WHERE: Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou

RSVP: Please RSVP to Angela Han at the U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou's Foreign Commercial Office.

The American College of Cardiology is a 52,000-member medical society that is the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team. The mission of the College is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College operates national registries to measure and improve care, provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet stringent qualifications. For more information, visit


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