Cardiac Diagnostics

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news items from 2014 and a list of the top 20 archived technical articles accessed in 2014....

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared a new screening test that predicts a patient’s risk of future coronary heart disease (CHD) events, such as heart attacks.

In a new study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concluded that overuse of cardiac stress testing with imaging has led to rising healthcare costs and unnecessary radiation exposure to...

Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. launch of the SEEQ Mobile Cardiac Telemetry (MCT) System, an external, wire-free, adhesive heart monitor that can be worn for up to 30 days to help detect and diagnose the cause of irregular heartbeats in patients...

Merge Healthcare, Merge Cardio, Merge Hemo, Best in KLAS, 2014, PACS
Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that Merge Cardio has been named Best in KLAS for the cardiology software category in the "2014 Best in KLAS: Software &...
Siemens, Stratus CS 200, blood testing, cardiac diagnostics, Arab Health 2015
The Diagnostics Division of Siemens Healthcare unveiled its latest point-of-care acute care analyzer for the management of patients with cardiovascular disease...
Nephrocheck Test System, Blood testing, contrast media
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. announced the nationwide availability to hospitals of the Nephrocheck Test System designed to help healthcare providers...
Cleveland HeartLab, MIRISK, heart attack, risk assessment, blood testing
Cleveland HeartLab (CHL) announced that it has acquired the MIRISK cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment tool. Developed at Stanford University ...
Ambry Genetics, genetic testing, CardioNext, HCM, Rhythm
Ambry Genetics announces the launch of cardiovascular genetic testing panels for inherited cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias. These
The third-generation AliveCor Heart Monitor from AliveCor Inc. gives users the ability to identify and manage heart conditions with a U.S....
The PLAC Test for Lp-PLA2 Activity from diaDexus Inc. measures the activity of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2...

Articles

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DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news...
Cardiac Stress Testing Imaging Reduce Health Costs Improve Patient Outcomes
In a new study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concluded that overuse of cardiac stress...
Impact of Mental Stress on Heart Varies Between Men, Women ACC Study
Men and women have different cardiovascular and psychological reactions to mental stress, according to a study of men and women who were already being treated...
In partnership with Intel-GE Care Innovations, Cigna-HealthSpring is expanding its population health program that utilizes interactive tablets – the Intel...

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This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...