Cardiac Diagnostics

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...

September 12, 2014 — Volcano Corp. announced it will be launching its interventional precision guidance tools at the 27th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, being held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-17.

August 21, 2014 — Efforts over the past decade to improve the quality of care for cardiovascular disease patients and increase the use of evidence-based treatments have led to a significant drop in the rate of hospitalizations and deaths, accordin...

Blipcare, wireless weight scale, heart failure, patient engagement
According to a statement in Health Data Management, Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, developed a program utilizing a Carematix Blipcare wireless...
A coordinated emergency response by healthcare teams to treat heart attack patients meant faster care that was associated with improved survival, according to...
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), which has been developing clinical practice guidelines in partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA) for...
LifeWatch AG, Vital Connect Inc, HealthPatch MD, ECG remote patient monitoring
LifeWatch AG is signing an agreement with Vital Connect Inc. to utilize their HealthPatch MD as a 1-lead ECG device in its cardiac monitoring business. ...
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched a Guideline Clinical App to serve as the mobile home for all ACC/American Heart
Preventice Inc.'s BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System with three-in-one switchability has the potential to simplify the remote...
The SEEQ Mobile Cardiac Telemetry (MCT) System is an external, wire-free, adhesive heart monitor that can be worn for up to 30 days to help...
AliveCor's latest version of the AliveECG app provides patients with free real-time atrial fibrillation (AF) detection in electrocardiogram...

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....

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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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As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me...
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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...