CCS News

CCS President, Dr. Catherine Kells, speaks before FINA on federal investment in cardiac care

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On September 20, Dr. Catherine Kells, Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) President, spoke before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Finance to emphasize the urgent need for strategic federal investment in measuring quality of cardiac care in Canada.

• Read the CCS’ recommendation: Addressing Disparities in the Quality of Cardiac Care in Canada
• Follow us on Twitter @SCC_CCS for the latest updates
• Visit our website for updates on ongoing advocacy initiatives

Dyslipidemia Guidelines: now available on e-Guidelines website!

We are excited to announce that our Dyslipidemia Guidelines are now available on the e-Guidelines website in addition to the Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines.

The e-Guidelines website allows users to quickly browse, search and filter CCS’ most sought after guidelines. Its clean interface puts recommendations, tables and decision algorithms directly in the hands of practitioners. e-Guidelines features:

• Menu driven guideline chapters and subtopics
• Visual presentation of the latest in force recommendations and practical tips
• Full search capability within or across guideline topics
• Ability to download and print key figures and decision algorithms

Visit our e-Guidelines webpage today!

CJC Open – Now accepting submissions!

CJC Open logo low resCJC Open is a new open access journal established by the CCS as a companion publication to the Canadian Journal of Cardiology (CJC). It is a vehicle for the international dissemination of new knowledge in cardiology and cardiovascular science, particularly serving as the major open-access publication venue for Canadian cardiovascular medicine.

CJC Open publishes original reports of clinical and basic research relevant to cardiovascular medicine, as well as editorials, viewpoints, review articles, and case reports. Papers on health outcomes, health care and public policy issues, ethics, medical history, and study design, as well as letters to the editor are welcomed.  The CJC Open’s Editor-in-Chief is Dr. Michelle, Graham.

The CJC Open will publish its first issue in 2019. Now accepting submissions!

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Take in our next CJC Podcasts

Our August Canadian Journal of Cardiology (CJC) podcast recordings are up! Hear Dr. Liam Brunham (University of British Columbia) discuss the attainment of lipid targets in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia. Plus, Dr. Jason Andrade and Dr. Chris Cheung (University of British Columbia) give their take on the emerging role of wearable technologies in detection of arrhythmia. Listen in using Apple Podcasts, Google Player FM, or through the CJC website.