Heart Failure Link Exchange Sites
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Professional Societies & Organizations
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology is a professional medical society.
The mission of ASNC is to foster optimal delivery of Nuclear Cardiology services through
developing standards of professional education and training, establishing guidelines for
the clinical performance of Nuclear Cardiology, and the promotion of Nuclear Cardiology research.
Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.
The Association of Black Cardiologists serves as a focus to encourage industry, government and non-governmental organizations to support
the training of minority physicians and cardiologists; sponsor projects that will meet the health care needs
of minority patients; and provide quality continuing medical education and sensitivity training for physicians.
Canadian Cardiovascular Society
The mission of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society is to foster optimal cardiovascular
health for Canadians.
European Society of Cardiology
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents today 52,931 cardiology professionals across Europe and the
Mediterranean. Its mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in
Europe. The ESC achieves this through a variety of scientific and educational
activities including the coordination of clinical practice guidelines, education
courses and initiatives, pan-European surveys on specific disease areas and the
ESC Annual Congress, the largest medical meeting in Europe.
Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology
The European Society of Cardiology is a scientific, non-profit-making association.
The ESC has as its purpose, to bring together in association the Societies of Cardiology of all European
nations, the Working Groups on the subject of common interest and scientists or physicians interested in
German Heart Foundation
The German Heart Foundation is fighting cardiovascular disease. The more knowledge you have about
cardiac disease, the better you will be able protect yourself from it. The German Heart Foundation
informs, organises educational workshops and supports scientific research.
Heart Rhythm Society
Heart Rhythm Society is the international leader in science, education, and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary information resource on heart rhythm disorders.
The National Heart Failure Quality Improvement Project
In January 1999, the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) launched the National Heart
Failure (NHF) project, a major effort to improve the care provided to Medicare patients with heart failure.
Educational Heart Failure Resources
Heart Failure Awareness
An educational web site by the Heart Failure Society of America on heart failure for both medical professionals and consumers.
Heart Failure Matters
A web site for patients with heart failure, their families and carers developed by the medical education agency Litmus in
conjunction with with the Heart Failure Association of the European Cardiology Society (HFA of the ESC).
ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported
clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose,
who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
Heart Failure Online
"This site it dedicated to the patient with heart failure. Patients and interested viewers alike will
enjoy its simple explanation of complex concepts involved in heart failure."
Other Heart Failure Related Organizations
American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
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accuracy or completeness of the content of any of the web sites links located on this page. HFSA is not
engaged in providing medical or other professional services or advice. If medical advice or services are
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anyone make any change in medical care or treatment without first consulting a medical doctor regardless
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