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AHRQ receives the American College of Cardiology Presidential Citation

AHRQ, along with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures, received the American College of Cardiology's Presidential Citation at the group's 55th Annual Scientific Session in Atlanta, GA, on March 13. The group, which represents approximately 16,000 cardiovascular physicians, honored the groups for their work in quality of cardiology care and for achieving a single national measurement standard for heart failure and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-ST-segment elevation MI (NSTEMI) care. For more information on the measures, please visit http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/commitfact.htm

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