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 in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death.
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 practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
The purpose of the CARDS (Cardiology Audit and Registration Data Standards) project, which was developed by the Irish Department of Health and Children in partnership with the European Commission and the ESC, was to identify data to be collected in clinical cardiology practice for use in institutional, national and international registries, for quality insurance (audit) and international comparison of health care processes and outcomes.
The conference, which took place in Cork on 10-11 May 2004, aimed at presenting the preparatory work done by the three expert committees, one for each of the following topics:
Revision is planned for these first dataset and new topics will be adressed in the near future.
Two representatives Representatives from each of the 25 member states’ ministries of health (1 expert in cardiology and 1 expert in public health policy) were invited to the conference to reflect on a possible agreement on which data should be collected and on the definitions of the data fields. The conference’s objective was also to discuss their dissemination and implementation. For more precision, you may download the following documents:
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