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January 12, 2012 – Access to capital, a burdensome and uncertain regulatory environment, and lack of innovation and productivity in research and development are the biggest threats to the...

January 12, 2011 – U.S. healthcare spending experienced historically low rates of growth in 2009 and 2010 according to the annual report of national health expenditures (NHE) published in the...

January 12, 2012 — An article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in pediatric computed tomography...

December 23, 2011 — A new report from KLAS reveals that the cardiology IT market is moving toward consolidation. The report, Cardiology 2012: Will the Complete CVIS Please Stand Up?, explains that...

After spending a week walking the show floor and meeting with scores of vendors at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 annual meeting, the following are my choices for the most...

Over the last 10 years, hospitals have phased out analog image intensifiers for flat-panel, digital detector angiography systems in their cath labs. As hospitals look to purchase current-...

We are at an inflection point with many aspects of medicine, not the least of which concerns choosing the correct tool to discover and manage coronary artery disease. The American landscape of...

When the final space shuttle mission launched July 8, 2011, a cardiovascular ultrasound (echocardiography) system was included in its payload, destined for the International Space Station (ISS)....

The ideal treatment of AF would be a truly minimally invasive procedure with results comparable to the Cox maze. This goal led to the convergence of surgical and electrophysiologic expertise to...

Within the United States, the anticipated approval and launch of  TAVR has received considerable attention, with speculation about who will perform the procedure. For example, many physicians...