The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than the 2014 wait time average.

he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high risk for surgery and showed encouraging results in intermediate-risk patients, accordin...

BEST trial, ACC.15,

Despite the advent of a new generation of stents, patients with multiple narrowed arteries in the heart who received coronary artery bypass grafting fared better than those whose arteries were opened with balloon angioplasty and stents in a study...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for radiation protection in medicine for the next decade.

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ACC, electronic health records, EHR, Congress, data, blocking
American College of Cardiology (ACC) President Kim Allan Williams Sr., M.D., FACC, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Health, Education,...
AliveCor, Preventic Solutions, cloud, analytics, ECG monitoring, remote
AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of a cloud-based electrocardiogram (ECG) analytics program with Preventice Solutions. Using AliveCor’s proprietary...
catheter ablation, Afib, Amiodarone, Luigi Di Biase, ACC, heart failure
Patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation were less likely to experience death, hospitalization or recurrent Afib with catheter ablation than with a...
BioTelemetry, Department of Justice, settlement, diagnosis codes, mobile cardiac
BioTelemetry Inc. has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice related to allegations that BioTelemetry encouraged physicians to use...
Toshiba, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT
The Toshiba Infinix 4D CT system enables computed tomography (CT) imaging directly in the cath lab. It integrates an Aquilion Prime CT
TomTec-Arena is a suite of clinical applications from TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH to review, analyze and quantify medical image data...
The ProMRI Eluna pacemaker system from Biotronik features ProMRI technology, allowing patients to undergo full-body magnetic resonance...
The RDM (Radiation Dosage Monitor) solution from MPTronic is designed to collect, control, analyze and optimize radiation doses delivered...
catheter ablation, Afib, Amiodarone, Luigi Di Biase, ACC, heart failure
Patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation were less likely to experience death, hospitalization or recurrent Afib with catheter ablation than with a...
TAVR, transcatheter heart valves, GlobalData, TMVR
Research and consulting firm GlobalData reported that the global market value for transcatheter heart valves will expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR...
The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than...
Adding the antiplatelet drug ticagrelor (Brilinta) to aspirin as long-term therapy after a heart attack significantly reduced the rate of subsequent death from...
The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual...
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The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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January 5, 2015 — The first large-scale, multispecialty prospective clinical research trial to evaluate the use of...
January 27, 2015 — Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced measurable goals and a timeline...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of Medtronic’s premarket approval application (PMA)...

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