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In the current era of healthcare reform with the overarching goal of reducing healthcare costs, heart failure (HF) management has taken center stage. It is the leading cause of hospitalization for adults over the age of 65 in the United States and...

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...

DC Devices Inc. has closed a $34 million Series D financing round. Accelmed led the round with contributions from existing investors Third Rock Ventures,...
July 11, 2014 — Cordis Corp. announced the launch of its Saber PTA (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty) dilatation catheter for the treatment of patients...
July 10, 2014 — Life Recovery Systems announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two investigational device exemptions (IDEs) to study...
Orlando Heart Specialists (OHS) has added an 8th location in southwest Orlando, Fla. 
Cordis Corp.'s Saber PTA (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty) dilatation catheter is for the treatment of patients with peripheral
Life Recovery Systems' ThermoSuit system uses direct liquid contact with the patient to reduce core body temperature. A thin film of ice...
The Vivid T8 cardiovascular ultrasound device is a 129-pound (58 kilograms), mobile system that features quantitative features, stress echo...
The Edwards Sapien XT transcatheter aortic heart valve is indicated for the treatment of high-risk and inoperable patients suffering from...

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In the current era of healthcare reform with the overarching goal of reducing healthcare costs, heart failure (HF) management has taken center stage. It is the...
A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost-conscience environment of healthcare reform, there needs to...
Mr. KH is a 58-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension and tobacco abuse who presented to the  emergency department (ED) with an episode...
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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A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
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CVIS, cardiovascular information system, webinar
Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle efficiency benefits of a modern cardiovascular...
The webinar "Implementing Robotic PCI — Why and How to Start a Successful Program" defines optimal strategies for launching a successful robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) program. The...
This webinar focuses on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It offers an...