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...
venture capital funding, VC, healthcare IT, Q2 2015, Mercom Capital Group, IPOs
News | Business | July 09, 2015
July 9, 2015 - Mercom Capital Group llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on...
Feature | Business | July 08, 2015
July 8, 2015 - Sorin S.p.A. and Cyberonics Inc. unveiled LivaNova as the name of their combined company, effective at...
SHAPE, coronary artery calcium, USPSTF, heart attack risk
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2015
July 8, 2015 - The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) submitted a letter to the U.S....
C.R. Bard, LEVANT 2 results, Lutonix 035 DCB, drug coated balloon, PTA
Feature | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 08, 2015
July 8, 2015 - C.R. Bard Inc. announced the publication of results from the LEVANT 2 study in the June 24, 2015, online...
Masimo, MightySat Rx, fingertip pulse oximeter, SpO2, pulse rate
Technology | July 08, 2015
July 8, 2015 - Masimo announced the CE Mark and full market release of MightySat Rx fingertip pulse oximeter for...
Biosense Webster, Confidense Module, Carto, multi-electrode mapping, 3-D

Carto 3 System image courtesy of Biosense Webster

Technology | July 07, 2015
July 7, 2015 - Biosense Webster Inc. announced the launch of the Confidense Module, an innovative technology that...
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