Cardiac Diagnostics

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...

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.

The most accessed research studies in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) in 2014 spanned many topics, including a blood test to rule out...
AliveCor Heart Monitor, third generation, ECG, atrial fibrillation, AF
AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of its third-generation AliveCor Heart Monitor. Now users have the ability to identify and manage heart conditions with...
diaDexus, PLAC Test for Lp-PLA2 Activity,
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...
Alere, INRatio, INRatio2, PT/INR Monitor system, correction
Alere Inc. has initiated a voluntary correction to inform United States users of the Alere INRatio and INRatio 2 PT/INR Monitor system of certain medical...
AliveCor Heart Monitor, third generation, ECG, atrial fibrillation, AF
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...
CORcare from COR Medical Technologies is a comprehensive instant outcome support system for rapid and accurate diagnosis, treatment, and...

Articles

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...
Earlier this year, the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis adopted the instant wave-Free Ratio (iFR) technology....

Video Center

There were a few intriguing technology trends at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...
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All major technology advances in the world of radiology, including cardiac imaging, are unveiled or...
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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
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...