News | February 27, 2015
Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired...
News | February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015 — Nanometer-sized “drones” could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis...
News | February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015 — Patients who experienced a certain type of heart attack who received the...
nanoparticles, stroke, tPA, blood clot, magnetic, MRI, antiplatelet

Each nanoparticle is composed of an iron oxide core (red squares) that is swathed in albumin (grey) and the anti-clotting agent tPA (green). The iron oxide cubes are about 20 nm on a side.

News | February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015 — By loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage, Houston...
Hielscher, Columbia, PAD, OCT, diabetes, optical tomographic imaging, peripheral

A comparison between a cross section of a foot in a healthy and a diabetic patient with peripheral artery disease. The optical tomographic imaging technology shows blood perfusion, or the absence of perfusion, in the issue.

Feature | February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015 — Approximately 8 to 12 million people in the United States alone are suffering from...
ScottCare, novi, Holter monitor, EP lab, ACC 2015, remote monitoring

Image courtesy of ScottCare Corp.

Technology | February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015 — The ScottCare Corp. announced its new novi patch Holter monitor will be available in the United...
Boston Scientific, Jetstream, CBSET, atherectomy, PAD
News | February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015 — CBSET, a not-for-profit preclinical research institute, announced that its scientists have defined...
Sunshine Heart, C-Pulse, COUNTER HF, study, FDA, heart failure
News | February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015 — Sunshine Heart Inc. announced it has received unconditional approval from the U.S. Food and Drug...
News | February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015 — SuperSonic Imagine announced a partnership with U.S.-based Unetixs Vascular Inc. to bring...
TMVR, Europe, heart valve repair, GlobalData
News | February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015 — In light of a recent American Heart Association report stating that U.S. mitral valve regurgitation...
Feature | February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015 — Daiichi Sankyo and the Heart Rhythm Society announced results from a global survey, which polled...
Stronger Hearts Helpline, heart failure, telecardiology, California

Maxwell Ohikhuare, M.D., San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, speaks at the launch of a new community helpline for heart-failure patients. The new Stronger Hearts Helpline will provide patients and caregivers with free, 24/7 resources to help them understand and manage heart failure.

News | February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015 — The National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention announced the launch of the Stronger...
Pulse of Online Health survey, patient engagement, telehealth, remote monitoring
News | February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015 — Americans are ready and willing to leverage health apps and wearable devices to...
In.PACT Admiral, PAD, Medicare, pass-through payment, Medtronic, balloon cath
News | February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 — Medtronic announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved a...
Bard, Lutonix, drug coated balloon, DCB, CMS, pass-through payment, outpatient
News | February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has...
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