Transesophageal Echo, TEE. Interventional echocardiography, interventional echo, Philips, CX50

Transesophageal echo (TEE) has become an essential part of the new transcatheter structrual heart therapies, giving rise to a new sub-speciality of interventional echocardiography.  

Feature | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | September 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The rapid growth of transcatheter structural heart procedures and the need for increased use of echocardiography as...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Inventory Management | September 21, 2016

With bundled payments putting increased pressure on hospitals to manage supply costs while providing quality patient...

AMA, American Medical Association study, EMRs, electronic medical records, physician burnout
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — Technological and administrative obstacles are significantly cutting into available time for...

CVIS, IntelliSpace cardiovascular, Cardiac PACS, cardiology information system, Philips

A Delaware hospital implemented IntelliSpace Cardiovascular to allow for administrative reporting beyond the echo lab at levels not previously capable with its earlier system.

Case Study | Cardiac PACS | September 06, 2016

With any new system implementation in a healthcare system, there is a fear of downtime and potential adverse impact...

atomic bombs, radiation exposure, long-term health effects, Bertrand Jordan, study
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2016

August 19, 2016 — The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945...

HIE, health information exchanges, participation strategy, Binghamton University
News | Information Technology | August 18, 2016

August 18, 2016 — The U.S. healthcare industry has failed to create and sustain an efficient network for...

Agfa Healthcare, Enterprise Imaging, peer60 report, most recommended image sharing vendor
News | Enterprise Imaging | August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 — Research firm peer60, in a recently published review of healthcare imaging and technology vendors...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Inventory Management | August 15, 2016

Pacemakers, stents and bandages — keeping tracking of what is on hand and accurately capturing charges can be a...

Cath lab radiation dose, dose reduction, cath lab staff radiation dose
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | August 09, 2016 | Dave Fornell

In the past few years, concern has skyrocketed from interventional cardiologists and cath lab staff over radiation...

Inventory management, cath lab inventory management, automated inventory management
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | August 04, 2016

As more procedures move into the cath lab, growing complexity is fueling an increase in procedural volume and the...

UltraSPECT, Xpress3.Cardiac, nuclear imaging, RWJPE, New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise
News | SPECT Imaging | July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016 — UltraSPECT Inc. announced recently that Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise (RWJPE), a multi-...

Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model, CMS, reduce heart attacks and strokes, participants
News | Patient Engagement | July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced 516 awardees in 47 states...

mobile health technology, mHealth, privacy and security, Computer magazine study
News | Mobile Devices | July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 — A new paper published in the June issue of Computer cautions that while...

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