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May 16, 2014 — In a move to expand significantly its portfolio of solutions for peripheral interventions, Boston Scientific Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the...

May 15, 2014 — Medweb announced the introduction of several new features for Medweb Collage that will further enable the sharing of information across healthcare systems and promote secure access...

May 15, 2014 — Blackford Analysis is demonstrating its suite at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) in Long Beach, Calif. Blackford’s technology...

Digisonics (Booth #211) will showcase its Enterprise PACS and Structured Reporting Solutions for all imaging study types at this year’s Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual...

Cardiac Diagnostics Clinical Trial Journal of Experimental Medicine

A study in The Journal of Experimental Medicine shows that IκB kinase β (IKKβ) functions in smooth muscle cells to regulate vascular inflammatory responses and atherosclerosis...

CathMaps+ App Cath Lab Patient Engagement Mobile Devices

CathMaps demonstrated how mobile technology can provide emergency assistance and peace of mind to millions of Americans at risk for a cardiac event. 

OrbusNeich announced the launch of the Sapphire II NC coronary dilatation catheter, a non-compliant balloon catheter engineered to cross tight lesions, outside the United States.

The National Lipid Assn. (NLA) released a draft summary that highlights key aspects of care that provide a thorough supplement and direction for clinicians treating patients with dyslipidemia.

May 14, 2014 — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that new preliminary data show an overall 9 percent decrease in hospital-acquired conditions nationally during 2011 and...

May 14, 2014 — Data presented during Heart Rhythm 2014 found the use of quadripolar leads reduced the number of hospitalizations by 53 percent when compared to the non-quadripolar group. This...

May 14, 2014 — Vivek Reddy, M.D., director of arrhythmia services for The Mount Sinai Hospital, reported promising 12-month follow-up data showing the world's first leadless...

May 14, 2014 — Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Harper Hospital presented a live CorPath robotic-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), or coronary angioplasty, during the American College...

May 13, 2014 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Implantable...

Esaote FDA Clearance for Virtual Navigator Ultrasound Fusion Imaging MyLabTwice

Esaote North America received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market and sell its Virtual Navigator fusion imaging technology for ultrasound to U.S....

Boston Scientific Corp. ICD HRS 35th Annual Scientific Sessions SIMPLE Trial

A Boston Scientific Corp. study demonstrated that outcomes for patients with the company's transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) who received routine defibrillation testing (DT...

Elixir Medical Corp. DESolve 100 CE mark

Elixir Medical Corp. received CE mark approval for its DESolve 100 Novolimus Eluting Bioresorbable Coronary Scaffold System.

May 12, 2014 — Patients using the Boston Scientific Latitude remote patient management system with wireless telemetry demonstrated significantly lower mortality and fewer hospitalizations...

May 12, 2014 — The Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, is the first U.S. facility to install Siemens Healthcare’s Magnetom Prisma, a 3T...

May 12 2014 — M*Modal announced enhancements to its Fluency Flex Mobile dictation application for iOS 6.0+ devices. Moving beyond the capture of clinical notes during patient encounters to more...

New data presented for the first time at the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology 2014 shows a significant improvement in both patient adherence and risk factor control when...