Cardiac Imaging

Infraredx Inc. announced the first patient enrolled in PROSPECT II, a multi-center, prospective study designed to assess the ability of intravascular imaging to identify non-flow obstructing vulnerable plaques.

The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free mobile Echo AUC app at the ASE Silver Anniversary Scientific Sessions in Portland, Ore., last week.

GE Healthcare announced clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new Vivid T8 cardiovascular ultrasound device. The 129-pound, mobile system features innovative quantitative features, stress echo and TEE capabilities in a...

June 16, 2014 — Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not significantly raise their lifetime cancer risk. However, children who undergo repeated complex imaging tests that deliver higher doses o...

CT myocardial perfusion
The key take away message from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting in July was that CT technology is advancing rapidly and...
July 22, 2014 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes broke ground on a new 50,000-square-foot facility in Beloit, Wis. When completed in late 2014, the...
July 22, 2014 — Simbionix USA announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with Pie Medical Imaging BV. The collaboration will enable the exporting of...
July 18, 2014 — Avinger announced that John Pigott, M.D., of Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, Ohio, enrolled the first patient in the VISION trial, a global...
Objective Medical Systems LLC announced that its Electronic Health Record (EHR) system has earned Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification from
Toshiba America Medical Systems' newest M-Power software version for the Vantage Titan 1.5T magnetic resonance (MR) system and new...
Vital Images Inc.'s VitreaExtend is an advanced visualization solution that supports up to three simultaneous users with high performance...
The Vivid T8 cardiovascular ultrasound device is a 129-pound (58 kilograms), mobile system that features quantitative features, stress echo...

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The key take away message from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting in July was that CT technology is advancing rapidly and...
cardiac ultrasound, FOCUS exam
July 17 2014 — The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) announced the publication of a new consensus statement on the use of...
This August marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I in 1914. A few months after the start of the war, in early 1915, the Germans began using...
Infraredx Inc. Prospect II Clinical Trial Intravascular Imaging System
Infraredx Inc. announced the first patient enrolled in PROSPECT II, a multi-center, prospective study designed to assess the ability of intravascular imaging...

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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
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There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle...
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...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live...