ECG

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...

Medtronic Inc. announced results from the CRYSTAL AF (CRYptogenic STroke And underLying Atrial Fibrillation) clinical trial, published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The trial found that continuous cardiac monitoring with the Reveal XT in...

April 2, 2014 — At the 2014 annual scientific session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), GE Healthcare introduced a new version of its Muse ECG (electrocardiograph) management system that now allows interoperability with non-GE ECG syste...

mobile device integration with CVIS, pre-hospital ECG

As the world becomes more wired and mobile devices offer instant access to email, apps and the Web, it is only natural this technology is migrating into the healthcare sector, where physicians are seeking workflows similar to what they are familia...

pre-operative testing, NYU Langone, guidelines
Professional physician associations consider certain routine tests before elective surgery to be of low value and high cost, and have sought to discourage...
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...
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)...
Abbott, GE, CardioLab, RhythmView, atrial fibrillation, source
Abbott and GE Healthcare announced an agreement that will bring real-time, patient-specific data about the heart's electrical activity to cardiac...
InvisionHeart, InvisionECG, FDA clearance
InvisionECG from InvisionHeart is a mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) technology that uses a secure cloud-based, healthcare IT platform to
CareAware Waveform Management from Cerner Corp. and Mortara Instrument displays waveforms and other physiological data from patient...
At the 2014 annual scientific session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), GE Healthcare introduced a new version of its Muse ECG (...
Novarad’s NovaCardio electrocardiogram (ECG) integrates with cardiology picture archiving and communication system (PACS)/...

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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)...
Johns Hopkins, FIT, treadmill, mortality, stress testing, cardiac diagnostics
Johns Hopkins cardiologists report they have developed a formula that estimates one’s risk of dying over a decade based on a person’s ability to exercise on a...
Medtronic, Reveal Linq ICM, atrial fibrillation, AF, study, remote monitoring
Medtronic announced the results of a new "real-world" study of patients who have had a cryptogenic stroke, in which the Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor...
iRhythm, ZIO Service, arrhythmia detection, wearable, Holter monitors
iRhythm Technologies Inc. announced the study, “Cost Analysis and Clinical Outcomes of Ambulatory Care Monitoring in Medicare Patients,” was published in...

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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...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...