Business

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...

Inventory management, Cardinal, RFID inventory tracking, cath lab inventory
Whitepapers | Inventory Management | October 18, 2016

As healthcare moves into the era of bundled payments, providers need to be especially focused on ensuring delivery...

HHS, Health and Human Services, MACRA, Quality Payment Program, Medicare physician payment
Feature | Business | October 14, 2016

October 14, 2016 — The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) today finalized a landmark new...

3-D bioprinting, 3-D printing, printed organs, 3D bioprinting

3-D printed vessel made from living cells implanted in an animal to test feasibility of using such structures clinically. Blood vessels are a stepping stone to the creation of more complex 3-D printed organs made from biomaterials. Image from the South Carolina Project for Organ Biofabrication.

 

Feature | 3-D Printing | October 13, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed its rules concerning custom medical devices Oct. 12, adding new...

Springboard Healthcare, 2016 wage survey, cath lab, electrophysiology, interventional radiology, salaries
News | Business | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — SpringBoard Healthcare is now taking responses for its nationwide wage survey of nurses,...

GE Ultrasound, GE echo, XD Clear, XDclear, TEE, interventional echo

The most popular article in September is was on what centers need to consider if starting an interventional echocardiography position to support transcatheter structural heart interventions. This image of a ASD occluder clearly visualized on live TEE, using GE Healthcare's XD Clear technology, illustrates how echocardiography can aid guidance of transcatheter devices by showing a virtual surgical view both the device and the soft tissue anatomy. 

Feature | October 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell

October 3, 2016 — Here is the list of the top 15 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Robert M. Califf, FDA commissioner, future of cardiovascular medicine, JACC column
News | Business | September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 — Technology advances coupled with increased use of social media and personal devices could offer...

bundled payments for cardiology, CMS cardiac reimbursements
Feature | Business | September 13, 2016 | John W. Meyer, MPH, FACHE

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

News | Venous Therapies | September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 — Veniti Inc. has closed on $25 million in Series D equity financing from Boston Scientific Corp...

EP device cyber security, SJM, St. Jude Medical
News | EP Lab | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. (SJM) has filed a lawsuit against Muddy Waters Consulting LLC, Muddy...

aorfix, lombard medical, EVAR,
News | September 06, 2016 | Dave Fornell

September 5, 2016 — Lombard Medical Inc., a company focused on endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of abdominal...

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