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News | Cath Lab | May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 — In the largest study of its kind, a new device has been found to significantly reduce the volume of...
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC is enhancing its production operations at the University of Missouri...
anayltics software, health analytics, cath lab analytics, lumedex
Case Study | Analytics Software | May 13, 2016
The hospitals of UnityPoint Health – Des Moines operate under a shared vision “Best outcome for every patient, every...
Videos | HIMSS | May 13, 2016
ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new trends and health information technologies...
CareTaker Medical, wireless remote patient monitor, continuous blood pressure, heart rate, FDA clearance
Technology | Wearable Sensors | May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 — CareTaker Medical announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(k) clearance...
vulnerable plaques, OCT, IVUS, catheter, combination, NIBIB study

The dual catheter OCT-IVUS imaging device can be inserted into an artery to simultaneously capture an infrared image of the arterial wall (OCT, at left) and an ultrasound image (IVUS, right) that doctors use to determine the potential that a plaque is susceptible to rupture that could cause a heart attack or stroke.

News | Intravascular Imaging | May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 — Collaboration between two National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)-funded...
Radiation dose management, radiation dose monitoring, X-ray dose

Analytics from Sectra’s radiation dose monitoring software showing procedures where dose levels were higher than normal for various X-ray modalities. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2016 | Lori Webb, R.T. (R) and Tom Watson, RCVT
Healthcare organizations, clinicians and medical equipment manufacturers have long focused on the management and...
News | Ablation Systems | May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016 — Patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome who receive...
GE Ultrasound, GE echo, strain, cardio-oncology

GE Healthcare's cardiac ultrasound strain assessment software helps quantify left ventricular wall motion to determine if there is damage to cardiac function due to cancer therapy.

Feature | Cardio-oncology | May 11, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Cardio-oncology is an emerging field that combines the expertise of both cardiology and oncology to assess and treat...
Medtronic, FDA approval, MR-conditional CRT-Ds, defibrillators, Amplia, Compia
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016 — Medtronic plc recently announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the...
Imricor, Vision-MR ablation catheter, clinical study, MRI guidance
News | Ablation Systems | May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 — Imricor Medical Systems announced enrollment of the first patients in a...
Medtronic, Micra transcatheter pacing system, study data, HRS 2016
News | Pacemakers | May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced clinical results highlighting the strong safety and performance profile of the...
LivaNova, SonR hemodynamic sensor, CRT, heart failure, RESPOND CRT trial, HRS 2016
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 — The first-ever trial using new SonR hemodynamic sensor technology proves to be safely and effectively...
News | Pacemakers | May 09, 2016
May 9, 2016 — Results from a first-of-its-kind study identify a significant increase in the incidence of...
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