ACC-NCDRAmerican College of Cardiology - National Cardiovascular Data Registry
References in periodicals archive ?
If CMS does switch to the ACC-NCDR registry, that will eliminate the size difficulties experienced by other registries, noted Bruce Lindsay, M.D., director of cardiac electrophysiology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis.
The ACC-NCDR registry will have one advantage in terms of follow-up if CMS decides to use it, said Dr.
In addition to providing records that meet CMS and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) requirements, ACC-NCDR reports to subscribers quarterly and annually on their quality and performance, using measures that correspond to accepted clinical guidelines.
The American College of Cardiology-National Cardio-vascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR) is an ACC-initiated quality improvement project that to date includes more than 2 million admissions and 800,000 percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) at 528 participating U.S.