Should the ACC Have a Live Meeting? 

The American College of Cardiology is planning to have some live participants at its annual scientific sessions meeting in May. The college said it is also partnering with a technology company to offer these participants a wearable monitoring device “as an added safety measure for monitoring possible COVID-19 symptoms.”

In my view both decisions are mistaken and send messages that are the exact opposite of what responsible medical and scientific organizations should be promulgating during the pandemic.

Why was ORBITA MIA at the AHA?

By offering a last minute 2-for-1 deal shortly before its annual meeting in Anaheim the American Heart Association signalled its desperation. During the meeting, as…

Welcome to Chicago!

Get ready for ACC.1212, the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology. Sessions start on Saturday. The first late-breakers come off embargo at 9…