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Cardiovascular Connections

Cardiovascular Connections

Astellas Sites and Relevant Societies

Explore Other Astellas Sites About Cardiac Testing, AUC, and Astellas Product Access and Reimbursement

Cardiac Testing

Astellas created Cardiac Testing to help referring and ordering providers learn more about how appropriate cardiac testing can help evaluate patients at risk for CAD. On Cardiac Testing you’ll find risk score calculators, information on various modalities included in the AUC CMS Mandate, and educational resources to help your patients prepare for a cardiac test.

Stress Test Coach

Stress Test Coach is an online program intended to help patients prepare for an upcoming cardiac stress test. By signing up for Stress Test Coach, patients will receive emails and/or texts from the stress test coach, who will help them prepare for their upcoming cardiac stress test. The stress test coach will also send a short video that will guide patients through the cardiac testing process.

Astellas Pharma Support Solutionssm

Astellas Pharma Support Solutionssm offers access and reimbursement support to help patients and their healthcare providers overcome challenges to accessing Astellas products.

Mind Your Heart Facts

Share Mind Your Heart Facts with patients to provide them with more information on CAD, the tests used to diagnose and monitor it, and quick tips for heart-healthy living.

Discover Related Professional Societiesa

American College of Cardiology (ACC)1

ACC's mission is to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.

American College of Radiology (ACR)2

ACR serves patients and society by empowering members to advance the practice, science, and professions of radiological care, through leadership, integrity, quality, and innovation.

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)3

ASNC is a professional organization formed to specifically address the needs of nuclear cardiology practitioners and improve cardiovascular outcomes through image-guided patient management. Their international membership includes physicians, scientists, technologists, imaging specialists, and other nuclear cardiology healthcare professionals.

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for Nuclear/PET Facilities4

The IAC accredits imaging facilities and hospitals specific to nuclear cardiology, nuclear medicine, and positron emission tomography (PET). IAC accreditation is a means by which facilities can evaluate and demonstrate the level of patient care they provide.

Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT)5

Founded in 2005, the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) is the international professional society devoted exclusively to cardiovascular computed tomography (CCT), with members from over 85 countries. SCCT is a community of physicians, scientists and technologists advocating for research, education and clinical excellence in the use of CCT. 

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)6

SNMMI is a nonprofit scientific and professional organization that promotes the science, technology, and practical application of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. SNMMI strives to be a leader in unifying, advancing, and optimizing molecular imaging, with an ultimate goal of improving human health.

With 15,000 members worldwide, SNMMI represents nuclear and molecular imaging professionals, all of whom are committed to the advancement of the field.

aThese are not Astellas-owned or affiliated properties.


1. American College of Cardiology. ACC's Strategic Plan. Accessed 11-30-2020. 2. American College of Radiology. About ACR. Accessed 11-30-2020. 3. American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. About. Accessed 11-30-2020. 4. Intersocietal Accreditation Commission. IAC Nuclear/PET Facility & Hospital Accreditation. Accessed 10-06-2020. 5. Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Welcome. Accessed 10-07-2020. 6. Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. About SNMMI. Accessed 12-01-2020.