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August 11, 2014 — Medtronic announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain Performa model 4298 quadripolar lead, and the Viva Quad XT and Viva Quad S cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-...

July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t respond to medication, suggests preliminary research presented at the 56th annual me...

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...

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...

August 22, 2014 — AliveCor announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company clearance for its algorithm to detect atrial...
Biotronik announced the first implantations worldwide of its new ICD and CRT-D series (implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization...
Cardiva Medical Inc. Vascade Vascular Closure System Series 3 financing U.S.
Cardiva Medical Inc. said it closed the first two tranches of a $16.5 million Series 3 private equity financing and a $12.5 million senior secured facility...
A clinical trial being conducted at Mission Health on a special catheter could one day help people with a persistent heart condition that does not respond to...
AliveCor's algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia, is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug
GE Healthcare's Vscan with Dual Probe is the first of its kind 2-in-1 probe to give healthcare providers more uses for pocket ultrasound....
Advanced Ultrasound Electronics' Sono-Wipes are a one-step disinfectant deodorizer wipe specifically made for ultrasound equipment....
Vital Images Inc.'s Image Denoising software is a post-processing filter designed to be used in conjunction with original image data used...

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July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t...
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...
St. Jude Medical announced the completion of its acquisition of the privately held CardioMEMS Inc., developer of the CardioMEMS heart failure (HF)...
New research has found that bariatric surgery is an effective way to control weight in morbidly obese patients who are at risk for developing atrial...

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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...