predicting arrhythmias, mcgill university, alternans patterns
News | EP Lab | September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015 — Researchers have discovered how to predict some...
guideline, treating supraventricular tachycardia, ACC, AHA, HRS
News | EP Lab | September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015 — A new guideline aimed at helping clinicians treat patients with...
Frost & Sullivan, top medical technologies, growth, healthcare

Corindus CorPath Vascular Robotic System image courtesy of Corindus Vascular Robotics.

Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015 — Frost & Sullivan released its list of top...

Big data from regional health exchanges can help identify patients who are at high risk for developing cardiovascular disease and stroke based on blood pressure readings and trends from their office visits over time that arestored in the electronic health records. This information can be used to target these patients with more followups, education and more intensive prevention programs. 

Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis and Dave Fornell
As healthcare converts to an entirely electronic health record (EHR)-based system, it opens up new opportunities to...
aging, mechanism that impairs blood flow, University of Missouri study, mesenteric arteries
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015 — With the world’s elderly population expected to double by 2050, understanding how aging affects...
genomic testing, NGS, FDA, Precision Medicine Initiative, PMI, workshops
Feature | Genetic Testing | September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a pair of public workshops in November to...
UTSW, Ben Lecomte, Benjamin Levine, Pacific Ocean, swimmer, remote guidance echocardiography

UTSW cardiologist Dr. Benjamin Levine, left, will use NASA-honed technology to monitor swimmer Ben Lecomte in his record-setting goal to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean. Image courtesy of UT Southwestern.

News | Remote Monitoring | September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015 — University of Texas Southwestern cardiologist Benjamin Levine, M.D., will use NASA-honed...
Zoll, acquires, Kyma Medical Technologies, LifeVest, µ-Cor System, heart failure, remote monitoring

µ-Cor System image courtesy of Kyma Medical Technologies

News | Remote Monitoring | September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that it has acquired Tel Aviv, Israel-based Kyma Medical Technologies...
heart age, CDC, Americans, U.S., risk, heart attack, stroke
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 16, 2015
September 16, 2015 — According to a new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Vital Signs report, 3 out of 4 U.S. adults...
SPRINT, blood pressure management, UAB, save lives
Feature | Hypertension | September 16, 2015
September 16, 2015 — Initial results of a landmark clinical trial found patients randomized to a systolic blood...
Mortara, ELI 280, TouchScreen ECG, ECG advances, new ECG technology

The Mortara Eli 280 is part of a new generation of ECG systems that integrate touchscreen monitors to improve workflow.

Feature | ECG | September 16, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The resting electrocardiogram (ECG) has been used as a basic cardiac diagnostic for a century, and while the premise...
AliveCor Mobile ECG, AFib, detection, atrial fibrillation

AliveCor Mobile ECG image courtesy of AliveCor

News | ECG Monitoring Services | September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015 — AliveCor Inc. announced significant milestones related to patients with...
sleep apnea, pulse oximetery, congestive heart failure, CHF, pulse-oximetry, Thomas Jefferson University
News | Patient Monitors | September 09, 2015
September 9, 2015 — Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University showed that a simple questionnaire, evaluation and pulse...
DataSpeaks, SRI International, license, SIMA, clinical decision support
News | Wearable Sensors | September 09, 2015
September 9, 2015 — SRI International and DataSpeaks Inc. announced that SRI has licensed the Science of Individuality...
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