Privately-held company Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) announced CE Mark clearance for its next-generation drug-free, pure bioresorbable scaffold used to treat coronary artery disease. The CE Mark was achieved following the completion of ex...

Acqmap, Acutus, dipole density mapping

A preliminary study of a new electrophysiology (EP) mapping system using a specialized intracardiac ultrasound basket catheter for electro-mapping showed it is four times higher resolution than standard voltage mapping. Researchers also said the n...

The first-in-human trial of a new miniaturized leadless pacemaker implanted directly inside the heart found the Medtronic Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS) safe and effective in patients with a slow heart rhythm. Early performance results fr...

Adding the HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis to a standard coronary computed tomography angiogram (cCTA) may change the course of treatment in more than one-third of patients with coronary artery disease. This conclusion was discussed i...

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National Security Technologies LLC (NSTec) and Henderson, Nevada-based Global Medical Isotope Systems (GMIS) announced a public-private partnership agreement...
Agfa HealthCare, Enteprise Imaging Exchange Program, SIIM 2015
Agfa HealthCare announced the launch of its Enterprise Imaging Exchange Program, which establishes a secure health information exchange network between...
Toshiba, Vantage Titan 3T, MR, magnetic resonance, upgrades, 2015
To meet both clinical and research needs of magnetic resonance (MR) customers, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has implemented software and hardware...
HIMSS, CMS, comments, Meaningful Use, Stage 3
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services on the Meaningful Use Stage...
Agfa HealthCare, Enteprise Imaging Exchange Program, SIIM 2015
Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging Exchange Program establishes a secure health information exchange network between multispecialty
Software and hardware upgrades for the Vantage Titan 3T MR (magnetic resonance) imaging system from Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc....
InvisionECG from InvisionHeart is a mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) technology that uses a secure cloud-based, healthcare IT platform to...
SafeCT Dose Reporting is an extension of the SafeCT iterative image reconstruction product line from Medic Vision. It continuously captures...
electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES
With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic...
CyberHeart, Stony Brook, NSF grant, $4.2 million, Scott Smolka
A virtual-heart platform proposed by Stony Brook University researchers and colleagues has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the...
Shockwave Medical, Lithoplasty, $40 million, funding, Sofinnova, Venrock
Shockwave Medical announced $40 million in funding, co-led by returning investor Sofinnova Partners and new investor Venrock. Also participating were RA...
ART, PBS, pure bioresorbable scaffold, CE Mark
Privately-held company Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) announced CE Mark clearance for its next-generation drug-free, pure bioresorbable scaffold used...
There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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The Heart Rhythm Society’s 36th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 13-16, 2015 in Boston, will offer...
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U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT...
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The webinar Maximize Your Clinical Imaging With a VNA Strategy will explain the changing face of medical imaging and data, and the challenges to...
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...

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There are several new interventional and minimally invasive surgical heart failure (HF) devices in development or in...
March 30, 2015 — A team of investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California...
March 31, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approved use of the CoreValve self-expanding...

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