Cardiac Diagnostics

updated classification system, heart attack risk, Mount Sinai, Johns Hopkins, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, JACC
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — Experts at Johns Hopkins and New York's Mount Sinai Health System have published a suggested new...

GE Healthcare, Vscan Extend, app-based ultrasound, dual-probe, RSNA 2017
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — GE Healthcare unveiled its new generation of pocket-sized, dual-probe...

short-term sleep deprivation, heart function, cardiac magnetic resonance, CMR, RSNA 2016
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 05, 2017

January 5, 2017 — Too little sleep takes a toll on your heart, according to a new study presented at the 2016 annual...

smartphone apps, cardiovascular health, Stanford University study, patient self-reporting, population health
News | Population Health | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — In a study...

troponin blood test, heart disease risk, heart attack, British Heart Foundation, BHF
News | Blood Testing | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A high-sensitivity ...

News | Atrial Fibrillation | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A smartphone application made it possible to use the iPhone camera to detect atrial fibrillation...

The Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer delivers fast, reliable prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) testing for point-of-care monitoring and management of oral anticoagulation therapy with warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist. It is the latest INR testing system to enter the market in late 2016. Read the article “Siemens Receives FDA Clearance of Xprecia Stride Coagulation Analyzer.”
 

 

Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 30, 2016 | Ravi Chawat

Point of care testing devices are gaining widespread approval for prompt medical diagnoses, especially in cardiology...

cybersecurity of ICDs, cyber security of medical devices

The FDA has concerns about the cybersecurity of implantable medical devices with wireless connections for patient monitoring or adjustments to how the device functions. Changing the function of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) using wireless access to the device could present a major patient safety issue.

News | Information Technology | December 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

As wearable and implantable patient monitoring or therapy devices become more sophisticated with advanced wireless...

bundled payments for cardiology, CMS cardiac reimbursements, cardiology fee for value payments
Feature | Business | December 28, 2016

December 29, 2016 — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized new Medicare alternative payment...

terahertz imaging, wearable scanning device, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nature Photonics

Terahertz imaging of a human hand using arrays of carbon nanotubes: (left) human hand inserted into the imaging device, and (right) resulting scan of the human hand.

News | Wearable Sensors | December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 — Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a portable and...

cardiovascular data intelligence

New operational realities demand new ways of measuring the qualitative value of clinical procedures.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Business | December 13, 2016 | By Praveen Lobo, Vice President Strategic Products – LUMEDX Corporation

The primary goal of any healthcare provider is to improve the lives of patients through effective treatment. However...

Corsens Medical, Corsens Cardiac Monitor, FDA 510(k) clearance
Technology | Patient Monitors | December 08, 2016

December 8, 2016 — Corsens Medical Ltd. announced that it has received clearance for a Pre-Marketing Notification (...

INRatio, Alere, Abbott, I and R testing, INR testing
Feature | Point of Care Testing | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Abbott has filed a complaint to terminate its proposed acquisition of Alere based on the...

coronary CT angiography, CCTA, alcohol consumption, CAD, coronary artery disease, RSNA 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 — Researchers using...

voice analytics, diagnosing coronary disease by voice
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 21, 2016

November 16, 2016 — A poster presentation at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions shows that voice...

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