Cardiac Diagnostics

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...

Acist Medical Systems entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote the world’s first Rapid Exchange FFR (RXi) and high definition IVUS (HDi) technologies in the United States.

Akers Biosciences Inc. has signed a feasibility study deal with Konica Minolta Inc. to develop a rapid test for the early detection of myocardial infarction....
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...
Covidien announced that it has notified customers of a voluntary Field Safety Alert for certain Medi-Trace Cadence and Kendall Multi-function Defibrillation...
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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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....
alivecore, alivercor, smartphone ECG, AF, Afrib, atrial fibrillation
September 29, 2014 — AliveCor announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which provides patients with free real-time atrial fibrillation (...

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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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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...