News | Cardiac Diagnostics | June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016 — Measuring antibody levels in the blood could be used to...
Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator, WEARIT-II Registry results, CardioStim EuroPace 2016
News | Defibrillator Monitors | June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that patients experience a high one-year survival rate following use of...
McKesson, iPad, CVIS, ECG mobile viewer

Dynamic ECG waveforms displayed on an iPad using McKesson's mobile ECG viewer, which directly connects to the hospital's cardiovascular information system or ECG management system. This technology can help speed triage of STEMI patients, allowing diagnosis anywhere, rather than requiring cardiologists to walk down to an emergency department or drive into the hospital to view the ECG.

Feature | Mobile Devices | June 09, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The ubiquitous smartphone has found its way into the pockets of nearly every clinician and patient in recent years and...
Vital Connect, BePATIENT, BeVITAL remote monitoring system, HealthPatch MD

Vital Connect's HealthPatch MD wearable sensor, part of the BeVITAL remote monitoring system.

Technology | Remote Monitoring | June 08, 2016
June 8, 2016 — Vital Connect Inc., developer of...
heart failure, muscle bleeding, British Cardiovascular Conference, MRI
News | Heart Failure | June 08, 2016
June 8, 2016 — The amount a heart ‘bleeds’ following a heart attack can predict the severity of future...
Biotronik, CardioMessenger Smart, remote monitoring, ICD, pacemaker
Technology | EP Device Monitoring Systems | June 01, 2016
June 1, 2016 — Biotronik announced the launch of CardioMessenger Smart in the United States. CardioMessenger Smart is a...
Corsens Cardiac Monitor, FDA 510k pre-market notification
News | Patient Monitors | May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016 — Corsens Medical Ltd. announced it has successfully completed filing of a Pre-Marketing Notification (510...
Ambio Health telemonitoring system, LifeBridge Health Cardiovascular Institute, Baltimore, pilot study
News | Remote Monitoring | May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016 — The LifeBridge Health Cardiovascular Institute, Baltimore, has launched a pilot study to evaluate the...
Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a...
News | Heart Failure | May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016 –To work towards a better method of diagnosis and treatment of...
Videos | HIMSS | May 13, 2016
ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new trends and health information technologies...
CareTaker Medical, wireless remote patient monitor, continuous blood pressure, heart rate, FDA clearance
Technology | Wearable Sensors | May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 — CareTaker Medical announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(k) clearance...
vulnerable plaques, OCT, IVUS, catheter, combination, NIBIB study

The dual catheter OCT-IVUS imaging device can be inserted into an artery to simultaneously capture an infrared image of the arterial wall (OCT, at left) and an ultrasound image (IVUS, right) that doctors use to determine the potential that a plaque is susceptible to rupture that could cause a heart attack or stroke.

News | Intravascular Imaging | May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 — Collaboration between two National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)-funded...
News | Cardio-oncology | May 06, 2016
May 6, 2016 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has released an expert consensus...
CardioMEMS, implantable hemodynamic monitor, Fontan anatomy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Wexner Medical Center
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 — In a recent case series, clinicians from The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio...
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