Heart Failure

Results of a clinical trial announced at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session show a new type of therapy is safe and effective for symptomatic advanced heart failure patients already receiving optimum drug and dev...

CardioMEMS, heart failure, ACC.15, ACC 2015, Champion trial

Heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction experienced significant HF mortality and hospitalization reductions via guideline-directed medical therapy managed by pulmonary artery pressure monitoring with the CardioMEMS HF System, accordi...

ICDs, battery life, advances in implantable cardioverter defibrillators

There have been several recent advancements in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) technology to extend battery life, improvements in patient monitoring to avoid needless shocks, the introduction of quadripolar lead devices to improve dev...

There are several new interventional and minimally invasive surgical heart failure (HF) devices in development or in trials that might offer new ways to boost patient volume in the coming years. There is a lot of potential economic opportunity in...

Penn Medicine, congestive heart failure, readmissions, Health Recovery Solutions
Penn Medicine’s Penn Care at Home program reported a 53 percent reduction in 30-day readmission rates for 130 congestive heart failure patients since...
EBR Systems Inc. announced it has raised $20 million for clinical studies and regulatory filings, including commitments toward a second quarter closing. EBR...
Cerner, Qualcomm, home health monitoring, 2net, CareAware, EHR
Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life Inc. announced an agreement to extend Cerner’s medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital to the home. Cerner...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen’s ivabradine (Corlanor) to reduce hospitalization from worsening heart failure.
Cerner, Qualcomm, home health monitoring, 2net, CareAware, EHR
Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life Inc. announced an agreement to extend Cerner’s medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital
Image Mover from WITS(MD) is a mobile application that securely captures medical images from smart devices with a zero-protected health...
The pingmd 3 mobile platform allows virtual care coordination using messaging, voice, picture and video in asynchronous and real-time...

Articles

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen’s ivabradine (Corlanor) to reduce hospitalization from worsening heart failure.
catheter ablation, Afib, Amiodarone, Luigi Di Biase, ACC, heart failure
Patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation were less likely to experience death, hospitalization or recurrent Afib with catheter ablation than with a...
Bendavia, heart attack, scarring, angioplasty, ACC, study
Patients who received the new drug Bendavia before undergoing angioplasty or stent implantation after a heart attack showed no significant reduction in...
heart failure, BAT, baroreflex activation therapy, William Abraham, CVRx
Results of a clinical trial announced at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session show a new type of therapy is safe and...

Video Center

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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...

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