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...

Cigna Corporation has reinstated coverage of the Ambulatory Cardiac Telemetry (ACT) service and is retroactively effective as of June 15, 2014.
CardioDx Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, today announced the presentation of the study, "The Use of a Gene...
A research study published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that genetic mutations in a neuronal sodium...
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...
Preventice Three-in-one Switchability BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System
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...
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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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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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 Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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This webinar will discuss why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...