Business

Feature | Business | April 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell
  April 28, 2016 — Abbott and St. Jude Medical Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St. Jude...
HHS, Health and Human Services, proposed rule, MACRA, physician quality payment
News | Business | April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016 — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposal to align and modernize how...
Auris Surgical Robotics, acquisition, Hansen Medical
News | Robotic Systems | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — Auris Surgical Robotics Inc. and Hansen Medical Inc. announced that they have signed a definitive...
News | Interventional Radiology | April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016 — The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has launched Vascular Interventional...
Siemens Sensis Vibe, hemodyanamics system

Siemens released the Sensis Vibe hemodyanamics system at ACC.16. The newer system offers better integration of cath lab data into cath lab reports and the electronic medical record (EMR).

Feature | ACC | April 25, 2016 | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT, Tom Watson, BS, RCVT, and Sabrina Newell MS, RCS
There were several trends seen in new cardiovascular technologies showcased on the expo floor at the 2016 American...
FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Inventory Management | April 15, 2016
Healthcare reform is changing the way you provide care. With a focus on cost efficiency and quality, tracking...
TAVR, Sapien 3, ACC.16

Implantation of an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien valve under angiography during the balloon inflation to expand the valve into the aortic annulus. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 —The more frequently a hospital performs a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) the better...
Videos | ACC | April 15, 2016
MDbuyline clinical analyst Tom Watson, BS, RCVT, explains the new technology trends he saw on the expo floor at ACC.16...
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...
CMS, Mapping Medicare Disparities Tool, MMD, healthcare quality
News | Analytics Software | March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) released a new...
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016 — Civco Medical Solutions announced that it has acquired PCI Medical, a market leader in high-level...
Blog | HIMSS | March 24, 2016
The need for improved efficiency in healthcare and the new requirements of U.S. healthcare reform have rapidly made the...
CMS, ONC HIT, Medicaid, IT connectivity initiative, HIMSS 2016
News | Information Technology | March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for...
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