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Astron, Biotronik, BIOFLEX-I, trial, peripheral stents, CRT 2015

Biotronik announced the presentation of data from the iliac arm of the BIOFLEX-I clinical trial at the Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) conference in Washington, D.C. The...

AliveCor, AliveECG app, ECG recording, remote wireless, mobile, patient

AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which instantly detects when an electrocardiogram (ECG) is either normal or unreadable.

Fujifilm, Synapse, 3-D, Cardiovascular, ACC 2015, cardiac PACS

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will demonstrate the latest version of Synapse Cardiovascular 6.0 and Synapse 3-D 4.1 at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 64th Annual Scientific...

Corindus, CorPath, trial, cath lab, PCI, robotic

Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced it has initiated a clinical trial of its CorPath System in peripheral vascular interventions. The study is currently enrolling patients at the...

Bracco Imaging, through its business unit Bracco Injeneering SA, announced the availability of its EmpowerCTA+, an advanced engineering contrast injection system.

ACC, Guideline App, prevention, atrial fibrillation, clinical decision support

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched version 2.0 of their Guideline Clinical App. With the addition of the healthy lifestyle and obesity guidelines, the app now contains the full...

Merck announced results from two post-hoc analyses of the TRA 2°P TIMI 50 (Thrombin Receptor Antagonist in Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Ischemic Events) trial of Zontivity (vorapaxar...

cardiac PACS, enterprise imaging, CVIS, syngo

Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) wanted consistency in care and data reporting from all its facilities, and through use of its CVIS it was able to greatly improve workflow, cut reporting...

TomTEc, 4D RV-Function, advanced visualization, cardiovascular ultrasound

TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH will introduce its 4-D RV-Function software for right ventricular function analysis at the 64th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC....

OrbusNeich, Combo Dual Therapy Stent, REMEDEE, EGO COMBO, JIM 2015

A three-year review of data on the Combo Dual Therapy Stent was presented at the Joint Interventional Meeting (JIM) 2015 in Rome. These data demonstrate the healing benefits of the Combo Dual...

Biotronik, ProMRI, AFFIRM, trial, ICD, MRI systems, EP Lab

Biotronik announced that its ProMRI and ProMRI AFFIRM studies have been published in Heart Rhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, validating the...

CMS, 2015 Impact Report, quality measures, business

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2015 National Impact Assessment of Quality Measures Report (2015 Impact Report).

business, hospitals, spending, information technology, ICD-10, population health

A new, online report predicts where American hospitals will spend billions on healthcare technology in 2015, centering on ICD-10 migration and population health management solutions.

PE, pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis, Ekos, Ekosonic

The continuity within clinical conference topics from year to year and how presentations augment one another tells us a lot about where medicine is headed. Pulmonary embolism (PE) therapies were a...

Xarelto, rivaroxaban, Starter Pack, FDA, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Xarelto Starter Pack for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and/or pulmonary embolism (PE) treatment. The starter pack was designed to help...

Biotronik, Passeo-18 Lux, DCB, BIOLUX P-I, trial, drug eluting, balloon catheter

Biotronik announced that results of its BIOLUX P-I clinical study have been published in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy. BIOLUX P-I was a prospective, international, multi-center,...

TomTec, AutoStrain, left ventricular function, advanced visualization, PACS

TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH introduced AutoStrain software for automated strain analysis and quantitative visualization of left ventricular function at the 64th Annual Scientific Session of the...

CMS, ICD-10, transition, website, ICD-9, business, information technology

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working closely with stakeholders across the healthcare industry to provide support in transitioning to version 10 of the International...

Tryton Side Branch Stent, Pivotal IDE, bifurcation stent, bifurcation stent

Tryton Medical Inc. announced that results from the company’s pivotal clinical trial for the Tryton Side Branch Stent were published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology...