HeartFlow, FFR-CT, ruptured coronary plaques, EMERALD study, EuroPCR 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — First-in-human data presented at EuroPCR 2016 demonstrate that hemodynamic data from HeartFlow Inc. may...
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016 — The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) recently announced its launch of the IAC QI Self-...
3-D bioprinting, 3-D printing, printed organs

A 3-D printed vessel-like lumen made from living cells as part of the research at The South Carolina Project for Organ Biofabrication.

Feature | 3-D Printing | May 17, 2016 | Dave Fornell
  Science fiction offers a lot of ideas for creating new body parts on demand, and the advancement of 3-D printing (...
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...
Siemens, Acuson S3000 ultrasound system, HELX Evolution with Touch Control, usability study, Macadamian Technologies
News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — Macadamian Technologies, a user experience research, design and software development firm, recently...
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News | Cath Lab | May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 — In the largest study of its kind, a new device has been found to significantly reduce the volume of...
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC is enhancing its production operations at the University of Missouri...
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...
Radiation dose management, radiation dose monitoring, X-ray dose

Analytics from Sectra’s radiation dose monitoring software showing procedures where dose levels were higher than normal for various X-ray modalities. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2016 | Lori Webb, R.T. (R) and Tom Watson, RCVT
Healthcare organizations, clinicians and medical equipment manufacturers have long focused on the management and...
GE Ultrasound, GE echo, strain, cardio-oncology

GE Healthcare's cardiac ultrasound cardiac strain assessment software helps quanitify left ventricular wall motion to determine if there is damage to cardiac function due to cancer therapy.

Feature | Cardio-oncology | May 11, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Cardio-oncology is an emerging field that combines the expertise of both cardiology and oncology to assess and treat...
Imricor, Vision-MR ablation catheter, clinical study, MRI guidance
News | Ablation Systems | May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016 — Imricor Medical Systems announced enrollment of the first patients in a...
News | Cardio-oncology | May 06, 2016
May 6, 2016 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has released an expert consensus...
GE Healthcare, general purpose digital SPECT/CT, Discovery NM/CT 670 CZT, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, first U.S. install
News | SPECT-CT | May 05, 2016
May 5, 2016 — Doctors and researchers at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis may be able to...
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