Key Data Elements and Definitions for ACS and CAD

Published: January 28, 2013

  • Developed with the key goal of improving data comparison across studies, promoting electronic health records, and facilitating translation of research from bench to bedside
  • Required data elements based on current scientific evidence and national guidelines
  • Balances the complexity of obtaining specific and detailed data and readily and reliably obtained data from medical records for applicability in real-world settings. Need for safe and durable MCS in HF treatment