Cardiac Diagnostics

A risk assessment algorithm combining clinical risk factors and platelet function test results may help interventional cardiologists better identify patients who stand to benefit from intensive antiplatelet medication after percutaneous coronary i...

A new, large-scale study has found adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the latest generation of body-worn sensors accurately detects atrial fibrillation (AF) and significantly increases awareness of heart rate and behavior. Body-worn or wearable...

wearables, ACC.15, ACC 2015, cardiac technology, new technology, cardiology

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2015 annual meeting. Among these were use of big data,...

Adding two non-invasive imaging tests to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factor assessment more precisely predicts a healthy patient’s future risk of heart attack, stroke, or premature death, according to a new study. The study was led by...

electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES
With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic...
InvisionHeart, InvisionECG, FDA clearance
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the InvisionECG technology from InvisionHeart. The mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) technology uses a...
wearables, graphene, boron, Rice University
A microsupercapacitor designed by scientists at Rice University that may find its way into personal and even wearable electronics is getting an upgrade. The...
Dassault Systemes, Living Heart model, 3-D simulator
Dassault Systèmes announced during its SIMULIA Community Conference that the first heart model from its “Living Heart Project” will be commercially available...
InvisionHeart, InvisionECG, FDA clearance
InvisionECG from InvisionHeart is a mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) technology that uses a secure cloud-based, healthcare IT platform to
Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0 is the second version of Geneva Healthcare's technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices. The...
Abbott and GE Healthcare announced an agreement that will bring real-time, patient-specific data about the heart's electrical activity to...

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electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES
With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic...
cardiomems, st. jude medical, heart failure
Important new data presented during the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 36th annual Scientific Session supporting improved outcomes and cost-effectiveness of the...
antiplatelet medication, prasugrel, clopidogrel, risk algorithm, SCAI
A risk assessment algorithm combining clinical risk factors and platelet function test results may help interventional cardiologists better identify patients...
HRS, ECG, smartphones, atrial fibrillation, AF, Heart Rhythm 2015
A new, large-scale study has found adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the latest generation of body-worn sensors accurately detects atrial fibrillation (AF)...

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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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The Heart Rhythm Society’s 36th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 13-16, 2015 in Boston, will offer...
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U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT...
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The webinar Maximize Your Clinical Imaging With a VNA Strategy will explain the changing face of medical imaging and data, and the challenges to...
Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...