Infinitt, partner plus agreement, TridentUSA Health Services, Infinitt PACS
News | Cardiac PACS| July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Infinitt announced today that it has entered into a seven-year Partner Plus Agreement with TridentUSA...
Konica Minolta, Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions, ultrasound, Sonimage, P3, HS1

Sonimage HS1 image courtesy of Konica Minolta

Technology | July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Konica Minolta Medical Imaging announced new Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions designed to help customers...
Thoratec, HeartMate PHP. CE Mark approval, SHIELD I
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Thoratec announced that the HeartMate PHP (Percutaneous Heart Pump) received CE Mark approval,...
Biotronik, TAVI device, BIOVALVE trial, Hamburg, Germany
News | Heart Valve Repair| July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015 - Biotronik announced the completion of the...
Mindray, TE7 Touch Enabled Ultrasound System, point of care, POC
Technology | July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015 - Mindray announced the release of its TE7 Touch Enabled...
CMS, physician fee schedule, payment, Sustainable Growth Rate, MACRA, MIPS
News | Business| July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015 - On July 8, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the first proposed update to...
Accuro, handheld ultrasound, Rivanna Medical, spinal anesthesia guidance, FDA

Accuro image courtesy of Rivanna Medical

Technology | July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015 - Rivanna Medical announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...
PACSHealth, Virtual Phantoms, partner, DoseMonitor, VirtualDose CT, radiation

VirtualDose CT screen capture courtesy of Virtual Phantoms Inc.

News | Radiation Dose Management| July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - PHS Technologies Group LLC, a division of PACSHealth LLC, announced that it will integrate VirtualDose...
carotid artery stenting, outcomes, JACC, Beau Hawkins, Robert Yeh, CARE Registry
Feature | Stents Carotid| July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - Hospitals performing ...
CardiAQ, Edwards, acquire, acquisition, Fortis, TMVI, mitral valve replacement

CardiAQ Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation System image courtesy of CardiAQ Valve Technologies

Feature | Heart Valve Repair| July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that it has agreed to acquire CardiAQ Valve Technologies Inc., a...
sentraheart lariet, LAA occlusion, FDA safety alert
Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders| July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients about reports...
21st Century Cures Act, H.R. 6, HR-6, HR 6, medical device innovation
Feature | Business| July 13, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The U.S. House of Representatives July 10 passed its version of the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6), designed to...
platelet-like particles, PLPs, clotting, substitute, Carver, Lyon, NIBIB

Cartoon representation of a deformable platelet-like particle with fibrin nanobodies attached

Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies| July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - Researchers have created tiny gel particles that can perform the same essential functions as...
wearable sensors, Verizon, fitness trackers, smart watches
Feature | Wearable Sensors| July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - Wearable sensors are...
Opsens Medical, FFR, OptoWire, OptoMonitor, FDA, fractional flow reserve

OptoWire image courtesy of Opsens Medical

Technology | July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015 - Opsens Inc. announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...
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