Medic Vision, SafeCT-29, NEMA XR-29, Smart Dose, computed tomography
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of...
cath lab, radiation exposure, glocoma
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 26, 2016 | Dave Fornell
May 27, 2016 — Radiation exposure to cath lab staff and physicians has seen growing concern in recent years, as the...
cardiac rehab, cardiac rehabilitation, CHF, heart failure

Congestive heart failure patient Dorothy Moore committed herself to cardiac rehabilitation and increasing the amount of exercise she did and was able to reverse her heart failure class. Patient engagement is key to improving CHF patient quality of life and outcomes without the use of drugs and devices.

Feature | Cardiac Rehabilitation | May 24, 2016 | Karen D. Walker, RN, MSN, and Stephanie Rejc, MS
Cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training has been shown to improve clinical status and outcomes in congestive heart...
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...
News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 — Physician-researchers in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati have developed a...
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 (also...
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...
HHS, health information sharing, funding opportunities, data standards
News | Information Technology | May 16, 2016
May 11, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released two funding opportunities from the...
anayltics software, health analytics, cath lab analytics, lumedex
Case Study | Analytics Software | May 13, 2016
The hospitals of UnityPoint Health – Des Moines operate under a shared vision “Best outcome for every patient, every...
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...
radiation dose in the cath lab
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 — Starting at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2016 annual meeting May 4...
News | Clinical Decision Support | April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016 — Imaging Advantage LLC, platform provider of cloud-based radiology service, announced the launch of a...
mobile health apps, FTC, compliance tool, business guidance, privacy
News | Mobile Devices | April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016 — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has created a Web-based guidance tool for...
Siemens Sensis Vibe, hemodyanamics system

Siemens released the Sensis Vibe hemodyanamics system at ACC.16. The newer system offers better integration of cath lab data into cath lab reports and the electronic medical record (EMR).

Feature | ACC | April 25, 2016 | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT, Tom Watson, BS, RCVT, and Sabrina Newell MS, RCS
There were several trends seen in new cardiovascular technologies showcased on the expo floor at the 2016 American...
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