Cardiac Diagnostics

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...

June 5, 2014 — New measures of the severity of coronary artery blockages do not provide enough accuracy to guide treatment decisions, according to the results of the VERIFY-2 study presented as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Society for Car...

St. Jude Medical announced the completion of its acquisition of the privately held CardioMEMS Inc., developer of the CardioMEMS heart failure (HF) management system. The acquisition was completed on May 30, 2014.

July 18, 2014 — AliveCor announced that more than one million ECGs (electrocardiograms) have been recorded using the AliveCor heart monitor since the...
July 15, 2014 — Telemed Solutions has reached an agreement with GlobalMedia Group LLC to become the exclusive global distributor for the TM-12, a PC-based...
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...
Vital Connect announced its HealthPatch MD biosensor has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance. The solution is capable of capturing...
The CardioMEMS Heart Failure System is the firstU.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved heart failure (HF) monitoring device shown...
Volcano Corp.'s  iFR Modality is a physiologic measurement performed using the same pressure wires and equipment utilized in cath...
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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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...
LipoScience Inc. announced the publication of the first large-scale real world study evidencing a link between low LDL-P and reduced cardiovascular disease (...
June 5, 2014 — New measures of the severity of coronary artery blockages do not provide enough accuracy to guide treatment decisions, according to the results...
St. Jude Medical announced the completion of its acquisition of the privately held CardioMEMS Inc., developer of the CardioMEMS heart failure (HF)...

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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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CVIS, cardiovascular information system, webinar
Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle efficiency benefits of a modern cardiovascular...
The webinar "Implementing Robotic PCI — Why and How to Start a Successful Program" defines optimal strategies for launching a successful robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) program. The...
This webinar focuses on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It offers an...