Abbott, Kalila Medical, acquisition, electrophysiology offerings

Vado Steerable Introducer Sheath image courtesy of Kalila Medical

News | Ablation Systems | February 02, 2016
February 2, 2016 — Abbott announced that it has acquired private medical device company Kalila Medical Inc. Kalila...
Agfa Healthcare, HIMSS16, enterprise imaging, ECM, Portal
News | Enterprise Imaging | February 02, 2016
February 2, 2016 — Agfa HealthCare announced it would be showcasing its convergence approach to...
American Heart Association, IBM Watson Health, Welltok, workplace heart health

American Heart Association Chief Medical Officer for Prevention Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, checks out Welltok's health optimization app, which will serve as the platform for a new workplace health program in a new collaboration between AHA, IBM Watson Health and Welltok.

Technology | Patient Engagement | February 01, 2016
February 1, 2016 — On February 1, the first day of American Heart Month, the American Heart Association (AHA) announced...
Allegheny General Hospital, MRI, patients with implantable cardiac devices, safety and effectiveness
News | EP Lab | February 01, 2016
February 1, 2016 — The findings of a major study led by cardiovascular imaging specialists at Allegheny General...
Alpha Source, data study, ultrasound equipment, total cost of ownership
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | February 01, 2016
February 1, 2016 — Alpha Source, a Milwaukee-based provider of healthcare technology management solutions, announced...
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,...
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