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TrumpCare, 9 ways may change the healthcare industry, Vertess
News | Business | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — International healthcare-focused merger and acquisition (M+A) advisory firm Vertess recently...

Neiman Institute study, national trends, enteral access procedures, JVIR, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
News | Interventional Radiology | January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017 — According to a recent study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, the last two decades...

bundled payments for cardiology, CMS cardiac reimbursements, healthcare reform, July 1 2017
Feature | Business | January 10, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Effective July 1, 2017 for Medicare heart attack patients, the the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

EP, electrophysiology techs, technicians, EP lab techs, EP technologists
News | EP Lab | January 05, 2017

January 5, 2017 –  Reacting to a critical shortage of electrophysiology (EP) lab technicians and nurses who treat...

abbott purchases St. Jude Medical SJM
News | Business | January 05, 2017

January 5, 2017 — Abbott announced it completed the acquisition of St. Jude Medical Inc. The transaction provides...

bundled payments for cardiology, CMS cardiac reimbursements, cardiology fee for value payments
Feature | Business | December 28, 2016

December 29, 2016 — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized new Medicare alternative payment...

women in cardiology, female cardiologists, cardiology survey

According to the JACC survey, women only make up 13 percent of cardiologists, which is much lower than other medical specialities. 

News | Business | December 28, 2016

December 29, 2016 — Cardiologists are highly satisfied in their careers; however, disparities remain between the...

cardiovascular data intelligence

New operational realities demand new ways of measuring the qualitative value of clinical procedures.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Business | December 13, 2016 | By Praveen Lobo, Vice President Strategic Products – LUMEDX Corporation

The primary goal of any healthcare provider is to improve the lives of patients through effective treatment. However...

Vascular Solutions, Teleflex
Feature | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. and Vascular Solutions Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a...

Cardioband, valtech, Edwards Lifesciences, transcatheter mitral repair, transcatheter tricuspid valve repair, transcatheter annuloplasty

An illustration of how the transcatheter Cardioband System can used as a non-surgical form on annuloplasty repair. 

News | Heart Valve Technology | December 02, 2016

December 2, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced this week it has agreed to acquire Valtech Cardio Ltd., a...

Siemens, Healthineers, public listing, healthcare business
News | Business | November 11, 2016

November 11, 2016 — Siemens announced it intends to further develop its healthcare...

Videos | Structural Heart | November 09, 2016

Brijeshwar Maini, M.D., and Brian Bethea, M.D., from Tenet Florida’s structural heart program, explain the...

cybersecurity, healthcare industry, SecurityScorecard report, social engineering, cyberattacks
News | Information Technology | October 31, 2016

October 31, 2016 — SecurityScorecard, a security rating and continuous risk monitoring platform, released its 2016...

medicare bundled cardiac payments, CMS cardiology payments
Feature | Business | October 24, 2016 | By John W. Meyer, MPH, FACHE

(Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series on the proposed Medicare five-year demonstration for a...

SentreHeart, Lariat Suture Delivery Device, financing round, aMAZE Trial
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | October 20, 2016

October 20, 2016 — SentreHeart Inc. announced in late September the closing of a $35 million Series D round of...

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