A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards

AHA: 11/15/13

The use of standardized language is essential for all communication in medicine, with the ultimate goal of improved patient care. This is the driving force for enhanced use of clinical data and standardization of the lexicon of cardiovascular medicine to enhance the use of clinical data. The American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Clinical Data Standards is at the fulcrum of these efforts, bringing together the 2 largest professional organizations which represent the House of Cardiology.  Read More