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HIMSS Annual Leadership Survey Healthcare Information Technology PACS

The 25th Annual 2014 HIMSS Leadership Survey examines topics crucial to healthcare leaders including IT...

Medtronic Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor Implantable Holter ECG Wireless

Medtronic Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance, CE marking and the global launch of its Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System. Medtronic...

Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System TPS EP Lab Clinical Trial Study

Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implant of the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The device was successfully implanted at NYU Langone Medical Center by Larry Chinitz, M.D., director...

Cardiac PACS Information Technology IT

Healthcare expenditure has been increasing throughout the last decade, and is beginning to become unmanageable. The American Heart Association has estimated that, in 2010, spending on ...

LAPTOP-HF Telecardiology Remote Patient Monitoring ICM EP Lab Heart Failure ECG

A new treatment option for heart disease is being tested at The University of Kansas Hospital that could be...

Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve heart repair clinical trial study

Neovasc Inc. announced that a first-in-human implantation of its Tiara transcatheter mitral valve was...

TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR

A team of interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas...

radiation dose management, monitoring

Better management of X-ray radiation doses starts with recording and tracking each exposure patients receive. Dose tracking has come to the forefront of medicine in recent years with the...

A contrast MRI can predict which heart patients with ...

Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a biomarker-guided therapy study of chronic heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction over a 10-month period. Results of “Head-to-...