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There has been much discussion and concern among physicians over the Obama administration’s call to overhaul the American healthcare system, but experts who spoke at this week’s Heart Rhythm 2009...

May 7, 2009 - GE announced today that it will spend $3 billion over the next six years on healthcare innovation that will help deliver better care to more people at lower cost. In addition, the...

In an effort to lower the radiation doses patients receive from CT scans, Unilabs Röntgen Majorstuen in Oslo, Norway, installed dose-lowering enhancement software on a trial basis between May and...

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the U.S. needs to reform its healthcare system if it is to fulfill its Medicare obligations and for American companies to stay competitive in...

For its success adopting and integrating an electronic medical record (EMR) tying together numerous scattered offices, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP) was honored at this year’s...

April 2, 2009 - A device implanted in the heart using minimally invasive techniques may replace the most widely prescribed drug for stroke prevention in patients with nonvalvular atrial...

As a member of the media, people always ask me what I think the big trends are at the shows I attend. At the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) imaging conference in December the economy...

With the uncertain economic environment, many organizations are challenged by having to align shrinking budgets with their training and development needs. While professional development remains an...

During TCT 2009 this past fall in Washington D.C. I had the chance to listen to Shigeru Saito, M.D., FACC, ShonanKamakura General Hospital, Sapporo, Japan, explain reasons why he feels transradial...

Endovascular repair for aortic aneurysms has gained popularity in the past five to six years as physicians has learned how to use and became more comfortable with the new generations of stent...