Cardiac Diagnostics

Acist Medical Systems entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote the world’s first Rapid Exchange FFR (RXi) and high definition IVUS (HDi) technologies in the United States.

July 24, 2014 — Boston Scientific has initiated full commercial launch of its new Polaris imaging system. This system will support the Boston Scientific family of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheters, including coronary, peripheral and intrac...

In the current era of healthcare reform with the overarching goal of reducing healthcare costs, heart failure (HF) management has taken center stage. It is the leading cause of hospitalization for adults over the age of 65 in the United States and...

Medtronic Inc. announced results from the CRYSTAL AF (CRYptogenic STroke And underLying Atrial Fibrillation) clinical trial, published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The trial found that continuous cardiac monitoring with the Reveal XT in...

Boston Scientific Corp. and Asahi Intecc have formalized plans to develop a new, differentiated fractional flow reserve (FFR) wire. 
August 15, 2014 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced its Japanese subsidiary, Asahi Kasei Zoll Medical (AZM), has received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry...
SunTech Centron Diagnostics Central Blood Pressure Technology
SunTech Medical acquired King’s College London’s central blood pressure technology as well as the assets of Centron Diagnostics Ltd., including the clinically-...
August 12, 2014 — Like clues to a crime, specific molecules in the body can hint at exposure to toxins, infectious agents or even trauma, and therefore help...
OSTAR Healthcare Technology P200 Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring System
The P Series Cloud Based Telehealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System, powered by 3SI (3 simultaneous interpretations) Interpretive Blood
Ostar Healthcare Technology's P Series cloud-based telehealth blood pressure monitoring system is powered by the 3SI (3 simultaneous...
The app-driven Seer 1000 Holter recorder from GE Healthcare utilizes new technology to simplify Holter monitor management. The Seer 1000 is...

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Medtronic, Acist Agreement FFR-IVUS Technologies
Acist Medical Systems entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote the world’s first Rapid Exchange FFR (RXi) and high definition IVUS (HDi...
In a community hospital and emergency medical services (EMS) system, the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) is the primary and initial objective...
Robert Smith, a cardiologist at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., released the results of his retrospective study designed to...
July 24, 2014 — Boston Scientific has initiated full commercial launch of its new Polaris imaging system. This system will support the Boston Scientific family...

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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
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There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live...