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...
ICD-9, ICD-10, transition, CMS, AMA, October 1 deadline, guidance
News | Business | July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA)...
Most Wired, CHIME, information technology, secuirty, patient engagement
News | Information Technology | July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015 - Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation's hospitals, according to...
St. Jude Medical, OCT, ILUMIEN III, IVUS, angiography, PCI
Feature | Intravascular Imaging | July 10, 2015
July 9, 2015 - St. Jude Medical, Inc. announced the launch of the ILUMIEN III clinical trial on June 30. ILUMIEN III is...
Abiomed, U.S. headquarters expansion, Impella 2.5, RP, jobs
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 09, 2015
July 9, 2015 - During an event with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker in June, Abiomed announced a...
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