Articles

For U.S. hospitals and emergency medical services (EMS) looking to upgrade their aging defibrillator-monitors, new technologies added to these systems enable more feedback to first responders...

therapeutic hypothermia, Medivance Arctic Sun

Use of therapeutic hypothermia is used to prevent neurological damage in patients who suffer sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), and there are many advocates suggesting a similar approach can...

Stage 2 meaningful use guidelines for electronic medical records (EMRs) suggest use of clinical decision support (CDS) software to help clinicians choose appropriate labs, diagnoses, therapies and...

CVIS, cardiovascular information system

The push for healthcare to be digitally transformed and paper-free means having access to electronic medical records anytime/anywhere. This effort amplified, has left many cardiology departments...

radiation dose management, monitoring

Radiation dose continues to rise as the number of computed tomography (CT), nuclear, angiography and fluoroscopy examinations grow, leading to a greater risk of patient overexposure to radiation....

DoseTrack

Physicians have used radiation in medicine for more than a century. The use of radiation in diagnostic imaging, including computed tomography (CT), fluoroscopy, angiography, mammography...

Percuntaneous Coronary Intervention PCI Cath Lab Stents Clinical Trial Study

Expanded use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is seeing more patients with acute coronary syndromes treated more quickly, according to the latest National ...

Best in KLAS 2013 Software Service Cardiology

New leaders, new categories, new Best in KLAS segments and an aethetic overhaul are some of the highlights of the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. 

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released findings on a number of its initiatives to reform the healthcare delivery system. These include interim financial results for select...

Cardiac Ultrasound Systems Point-of-Care Cardiology Clinical Study

A paper in the journal of the World Heart Federation, Global Heart, reported mounting evidence of the utility of ...