News | EP Lab | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — Diseased hearts may be thrown out of rhythm by structural differences, now visible for the first...
TOBA-BTK study, six-month results, LINC 2016, Tack Endovascular System
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced that positive six-month results from its Tack Optimized Balloon...
IBM Watson, Merge Healthcare, Best in KLAS 2015/2016, Phytel

Merge Hemo image courtesy of Merge Healthcare

News | Cardiac PACS | January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016 — IBM Watson Health announced that the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report...
Technology | Information Technology | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. and Accenture have developed a cloud-based,...
Cook Medical Zenith Alpha Thoracic Endovascular Graft, first U.S. patient, Cleveland Clinic
News | Stent Grafts | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — In November, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Cook Medical’s Zenith Alpha...
critical limb ischemia, amputations, MRI-based mapping, CLI, British Heart Foundation
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — A new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with...
integrated clinical decision support, CDS, Wolters Kluwer, E-book
News | Clinical Decision Support | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — The Health division of Wolters Kluwer announced the release of a complimentary e-book that...
AMA, investigational CPT code, myocardial strain imaging, cardio-oncology
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — Effective Jan. 1, 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)...
UltraSPECT, 450th U.S. installation, Firelands Regional Medical Center, nuclear medicine, radiation safety
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — UltraSPECT Inc. has marked the 450th U.S. installation of its low-dose image processing technology...
Image Wisely, annual pledge process, medical imaging, radiation safety
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — Image Wisely participants must now make yearly commitments, as opposed to a one-time pledge,...
Toshiba, CT-angiography, hybrid OR

Toshiba recently introduced a new line of combined CT and angiography systems, allowing true CT imaging on demand in the interventional lab.

Feature | Angiography | January 27, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed several new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends,...
Medic Vision, SafeCT Enterprise, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Georgia
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the installation of SafeCT (computed tomography) at St...
Technology | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Conavi Medical Inc. (formerly Colibri Technologies Inc.) has received U.S. Food and Drug...
Kyoto University, Panasonic, remote heartbeat sensing, millimeter-wave radar

Japanese researchers have come up with a way to measure heartbeats remotely, in real time, and under controlled conditions with as much accuracy as electrocardiographs. The technology utilizes spread-spectrum radar to catch signals from the body and an algorithm that distinguishes heartbeats from other signals.

News | Remote Monitoring | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Heartbeats can now be...
mechanical stimulation, cardiac cells, pacemakers, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology study
News | Pacemakers | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — In a breakthrough that could change the future of...
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