As members of one of the leading heart health teams in the Southeast, Emory Heart & Vascular Center physicians perform a high volume of specialized procedures. Scientific research shows there is a direct relationship between the number of procedures performed and the number of successful outcomes. Additionally, the Emory Center for Outcomes Research (ECOR) focuses on improving standard practice cardiovascular health guidelines and clinical protocols in order to achieve the highest possible quality care for patients with, or at risk for, cardiovascular disease.