In order to bring you the best possible user experience, this site uses Javascript. If you are seeing this message, it is likely that the Javascript option in your browser is disabled. For optimal viewing of this site, please ensure that Javascript is enabled for your browser.
Did you know that your browser is out of date? To get the best experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version. Learn more.

We use cookies to optimise the design of this website and make continuous improvement. By continuing your visit, you consent to the use of cookies. Learn more

ACCA White Book 2016- First edition

The ACCA White Book 2016 is the first edition of a project that was launched in an attempt to understand the national realities with regard to management of Acute Cardiovascular Care.

This includes basic statistics, resources, organisation, specialists and units involved, reimbursement policies and, interestingly, identification of difficulties for optimal acute cardiovascular care.

"The ACCA White Book 2016 is a unique piece of information to understand the needs and the challenges to improve acute cardiovasculare care and, at the end to help achieving the ESC mission “to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe”.

The ACCA White Book 2016: First edition

The ACCA White Book is the first attempt to describe with detail the peculiarities of acute cardiovascular care in Europe.

 

It is a unique piece of information to understand the needs and the challenges to improve acute cardiovasculare care and to help achieving the ESC mission “to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease”

For each country, the document provides information on the following topics:

  • How the Health Care System is organised to manage acute cardiac care?
  • How hospitals are reimbursed for acute cardiac care patients?
  • National or large regional registries
  • Guidelines adhered to for the management of acute cardiac patients
  • Education
  • Specialists required for technical procedures in acute cardiac care
  • Management of some common pathologies in acute cardiac care
  • Units that manage patients who need acute cardiac care
  • Sites and units that manage patients who need acute cardiac care
  • What are the main difficulties encountered with acute cardiac care in the country?
 
Discover a country from the ACCA White Book 2016
 
Interested in reading more ? Become an ACCA member and get the full White Book for free!


Contributors to the 2016 edition

The document has been built with the National representatives for the ACCA in each country member of the European Society of Cardiology. Each was responsible for compiling information about his/her country based on a questionnaire. 

For each country the ACCA White Book provides an overlook on demographic and socioeconomic context, health status and mortality indicators, health services, health expenditure and health system coverage and utilization, human resources for health services.