Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used to in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | Information Technology | April 10, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...
Xarelto, rivaroxaban, PMSS study, ACC 2016, NVAF, atrial fibrillation, stroke
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | April 08, 2016
April 8, 2016 — New data from an ongoing post-marketing study confirm the safety profile of Xarelto (rivaroxaban) was...
Toshiba, Aplio Platinum ultrasound, U.S. Department of Defense, ATO, cybersecurity
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 08, 2016
April 8, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has received authorization to operate (ATO) with the U.S. Air...
News | Advanced Visualization | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — Circle Cardiovascular Inc. the world-leading developer of innovative cardiac MR (CMR) and cardiac CT (...
Chest Pain Choice, emergency department, Mayo Clinic study, ACC 2016
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — Emergency department patients with low-risk chest pain show improved...
PARTNER II, Sapien 3, TAVR superior to surgery, severe aortic stenosis, ACC 2016
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — New data demonstrates that for aortic stenosis patients at intermediate-risk for open-heart surgery,...
ixCELL-DCM trial, stem cell therapy, heart failure, ACC 2016, Amit Patel

Three-dimensional electrochemical mapping was used to target ixmyelocel-T cell therapy to damaged areas of hearts in patients with end-stage heart failure. Image courtesy of Matthew Brobeck.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | April 06, 2016
April 6, 2016 — End-stage heart failure...
Carestream Touch Prime XE ultrasound, North Fulton Hospital Georgia, first U.S. purchase
News | Ultrasound Imaging | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — North Fulton Hospital, Roswell, Ga., is one of the first healthcare providers in the United States to...
PET/CT scan, brain stress center, heart disease predictor, ACC.16
News | PET-CT | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — New research shows individuals with a greater degree of activity in the stress center of the brain also...
Philips Volcano, iFR outcomes trials, vs FFR, DEFINE-FLAIR, iFR SWEDEHEART, SYNTAX II
News | FFR Catheters | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — Philips announced that a combined total of more than 5,000 patients have been enrolled in three...
women and men, heart disease symptoms, PROMISE trial, ACC.16
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — Chest pain and shortness of breath are the most common symptoms reported by both...
FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, one-year results, ACC 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — Novel technology developed by HeartFlow Inc. significantly reduces the need for invasive procedures to...
TAVR, Sapien 3, ACC.16
Blog | Heart Valve Technology | April 05, 2016
There has been a lot of conjecture that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) may one day replace open-heart...
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