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American College of Cardiology

Peoplechart Corporation in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology ACC) designed and developed the CardioSmart Health Tracker (tool) to enable patients and physicians to work together in the management of hypertension based on ACC-approved clinical guidelines. The basic version of the tool can store daily blood pressure measures (averaged and trended), capture information about patient's health-related activities, remind patients to track their blood pressure, and produce reports that can be shared with their physicians in the next office visit. For an upgraded version, Peoplechart combines the best practice cardio-care protocols with features that encourage direct physician use and timely physician-patient engagement.

About American College of Cardiology (ACC)

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is a 34,000-member nonprofit medical society leading the way to optimal cardiovascular care and disease prevention. The ACC provides cardiologists and other cardiovascular health care professionals with the information and other resources they need to provide the highest-quality care to their patients. In today’s fast-paced environment, it is imperative for cardiovascular specialists to keep abreast of the latest developments that shape their practices and patient care. The ACC meets this need by:

  • Providing cardiovascular specialists with the continued education they need to stay current with the latest developments in the field
  • Developing guidelines that set standards of care for the diagnosis, management and prevention of heart disease
  • Building and maintaining registries of patient outcomes that allow for measurement and improvement of care
  • Tracking important legislation affecting patients and cardiovascular specialties, serving as a principal voice on pertinent issues, and alerting members to key health care trends