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Learn about the different ways your practice can become CardioSmart


Designed to be an extension of the cardiovascular care team, CardioSmart delivers a network of tools and resources to help ACC members prevent, treat and manage heart disease in their patient populations.

  • CardioSmart.org External Link is the patient portal of the ACC, serving as an extension of the office visit and an opportunity to expand the educational dialogue with patients. An RSS feed of content External Link is available for use on your practice website.
  • CardioSmart Explorer App External Link for your practice utilizes high-resolution cardiac graphics and animation for you to use at the point of care.
  • CardioSmart Patient Fact Sheets External Link are free, easy-to-print PDFs covering a wealth of cardiovascular topics in English and Spanish for your patients. Studies show that the majority of patients fail to retain the information you relate to them during the office visit. Let these 200+ fact sheets help you reinforce the key messages from your care and treatment discussions.
  • CardioSmartTV offers a FREE educational content network to our members’ practices to provide patients with the latest cardiovascular news, information on heart disease and procedures and messages on prevention. Visit the CardioSmartTV information page to learn more and to sign up.
  • A CardioSmart Vanity URL for your practice provides an easy-to-remember web address to direct patients to CardioSmart.org for educational and peer support. In addition to a vanity URL, we encourage you to place the CardioSmart logo External Link and links to CardioSmart content on your practice's website.

How to Sign Up

To become a CardioSmart practice, please send a message to cspractice@acc.org and indicate which of the tools and resources below are of interest:

  • CardioSmartTV network
  • CardioSmart Explorer App
  • CardioSmart Vanity URL
  • Free CardioSmart Infographic Posters for your waiting and exam rooms

Please provide us with the following information:

  • Name
  • Practice name
  • Address
  • City/State/ZIP
  • Email
  • Phone
  • At your practice, who should we work with: you, the practice administrator or the clinic manager?