Pie Medical Imaging, 3mensio Structural Heart, mitral, septal crossing, workflow
Technology | May 08, 2015
May 8, 2015 — Pie Medical Imaging announces its new release of 3mensio Structural Heart, dedicated to planning of...
gene therapy, stem cells, heart failure, mutations, Mount Sinai, Hajjar
Feature | May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015 — Gene therapy can clip out genetic material linked to...
MRI, redesigned, implanted devices, pacemakers, MGH, Bonmassar, RTS
News | May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015 — New technology developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital...
RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab

Real time radiation dose monitoring in the cath lab enables staff to see their level of exposure any time and can alert them when their levels are spiking. Staff wearing RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring badges.

Feature | May 07, 2015
With increased discussion and awareness placed on patient radiation exposure in medical imaging, similar concerns have...
Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology| May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...
Case Study | May 07, 2015
Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Christ Hospital Health Network’s Heart and Vascular Center is committed to delivering the...
Mo-99, molybdenum, MURR, NorthStar, production, University of Missouri
News | May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has completed its first production-scale test run of the molybdenum-...
Compact Light Source, CLS, CT, X-ray, SLAC, Lyncean, Eggl, Pfeiffer, TUM

The Compact Light Source by Palo Alto-based Lyncean Technologies Inc. generates X-rays suitable for advanced tomography. The car-sized device is a miniature version of football-field-sized X-ray generators known as synchrotrons and it emerged from basic research at SLAC in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Image courtesy of Lyncean Technologies Inc.

News | May 07, 2015
May 7, 2015 — A new study shows that the recently developed Compact Light Source (CLS), a commercial X-ray...
Edward Diethrich, ORSIF, fluoroscopy, radiation, risks, documentary
News | May 07, 2015
May 6, 2015 — The Organization for Occupational Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF) announced the release of a...
heart stent, OAP therapy, ACS, patients, PCNA, SCAI, medication, prescribed
Feature | May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015 — People with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who undergo an angioplasty procedure and receive a heart stent...
pulmonary valve replacement, congenital, re-intervention, age, PVR
News | Congenital Heart| May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015 — A retrospective review of 633 adults and children who underwent bioprosthetic...
Stellarex, Spectranetics, investment, BTK, peripheral artery disease
News | May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015 — The Spectranetics Corporation announced it is accelerating investments in the Stellarex...
ultrasound, heart, beat, pacemaker, Drexel University, Applied Physiology
Feature | May 06, 2015
May 6, 2015 — Ultrasound can increase the rate at which heart...
transmyocardial laser revascularization

Novadaq's CO2 laser system being used to create a channel in the myocardium to promote angiogenesis in infarct tissue.

Feature | May 06, 2015 | Reza Dabir, M.D.
Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMLR or TMR) was introduced in the late 1990s as a method to offer relief to...
EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC
Feature | Information Technology| May 05, 2015
May 5, 2015 — Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs)...
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