Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practicing in specific cardiology domains.
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 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:
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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.
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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