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September 10, 1009 - With the details over medical imaging equipment utilization rates and Medicare reimbursement cuts for diagnostic imaging still on the table, President Obama’s televised speech...

September 9, 2009 - TeraMedica Healthcare Technology, a Milwaukee-based medical informatics company, announced the USPTO granted it the U.S. patent number 7,583,861 for its Evercore Smartstore...

September 1, 2009 – AstraZeneca last week announced results from the phase III head to head trial, PLATO (A Study of Platelet Inhibition and Patient Outcomes), which demonstrate that ticagrelor (...

In the pre-clinicial trial Expanding the Versatility of Cardiac PET/CT: Feasibility of Delayed Contrast Enhancement CT for Infarct Detection in a Porcine Model (Holz1, A., et al)*, researchers...

When stenting emerged as a minimally- invasive treatment for clogged arteries associated with peripheral artery disease (PAD), medical experts raised concerns that delivery of stents through the...

In the current economy where hospitals are tightening their belts to help get through tough times, technology can aid in cost cutting by increasing physician and staff efficiency.

There is growing interest in going beyond using ventricular assist devices (VADs) just for end-stage heart failure and expanding use for therapeutic recovery in patients with cardiogenic shock,...

The use of remote, prehospital ECG transmission systems by emergency medical services (EMS) can help quickly identify ST-elevated myocardial infarctions (STEMI) and allow earlier activation of the...

There are many avenues for the improvement of cath lab inventory control to become more efficient with the emphasis being not faster, but smarter, avoiding waste, and without jeopardizing patient...

Interventionalists using radial instead of femoral access say it significantly cuts bleeding complications, infection rates, readmissions and aids patient comfort and ambulation.