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Traditional fingerstick screening for glucose and lipids is proving inadequate when identifying near-term ...

Achieving real quality improvement and reducing costs means re-evaluating what constitutes value, according to a new paper e-published in the journal Catheterization and Cardiovascular...

Advancements in technologies are paving the way for many healthcare providers to connect with patients outside their hospitals more quickly and efficiently. For cardiology departments,...

Procyrion Aortix Ventricular Assist Device Hemodynamic Support Heart Failure

Start-up company Procyrion Inc. is developing a catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended for long-...

American College of Radiology SGR Imaging Mammography Clinical Decision Support

The American College of Radiology (ACR) strongly supports the bicameral, bipartisan legislation to replace the sustainable growth rate (SGR) payment formula. The organization particularly applauds...

Edwards Lifesciences Sapien Transcatheter Aortic Valve Heart Repair Structural

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit used an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien transcatheter aortic valve...

Radiation Dose Management CT Systems Diagnostic Imaging Joint Commission

The topic of radiation safety and radiation dose monitoring has moved from state-specific...

New electrophysiology (EP) ablation mapping/navigation systems recently entered the U.S. market, each offering technology the vendors say will speed procedure time and improve procedural accuracy...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab

The first U.S. implant was announced for St. Jude Medical’s LEADLESS II pivotal trial, designed to evaluate the...

MRI Systems IMV Medical Information Division

The average age of installed MRI scanners in the United States has increased from 8.7 years in 2010 to 11.4...