Abiomed, Impella, FDA approval, cardiogenic shock
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016 — Abiomed Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...
News | Cath Lab | April 11, 2016
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2016 Scientific Sessions take place May 4-7, 2016...
CMS, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model, CPC+, multi-payer initiative
News | Business | April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its largest-ever initiative to...
Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), TPS, smallest pacemaker
Technology | Pacemakers | April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the world's smallest pacemaker, the Medtronic...
Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining

Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used to in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | Information Technology | April 10, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...
Xarelto, rivaroxaban, PMSS study, ACC 2016, NVAF, atrial fibrillation, stroke
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | April 08, 2016
April 8, 2016 — New data from an ongoing post-marketing study confirm the safety profile of Xarelto (rivaroxaban) was...
Toshiba, Aplio Platinum ultrasound, U.S. Department of Defense, ATO, cybersecurity
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 08, 2016
April 8, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has received authorization to operate (ATO) with the U.S. Air...
News | Advanced Visualization | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — Circle Cardiovascular Inc. the world-leading developer of innovative cardiac MR (CMR) and cardiac CT (...
Chest Pain Choice, emergency department, Mayo Clinic study, ACC 2016
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — Emergency department patients with low-risk chest pain show improved...
PARTNER II, Sapien 3, TAVR superior to surgery, severe aortic stenosis, ACC 2016
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — New data demonstrates that for aortic stenosis patients at intermediate-risk for open-heart surgery,...
ixCELL-DCM trial, stem cell therapy, heart failure, ACC 2016, Amit Patel

Three-dimensional electrochemical mapping was used to target ixmyelocel-T cell therapy to damaged areas of hearts in patients with end-stage heart failure. Image courtesy of Matthew Brobeck.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | April 06, 2016
April 6, 2016 — End-stage heart failure...
Carestream Touch Prime XE ultrasound, North Fulton Hospital Georgia, first U.S. purchase
News | Ultrasound Imaging | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — North Fulton Hospital, Roswell, Ga., is one of the first healthcare providers in the United States to...
PET/CT scan, brain stress center, heart disease predictor, ACC.16
News | PET-CT | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — New research shows individuals with a greater degree of activity in the stress center of the brain also...
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