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Medtronic SureSan EP Lab Pacemaker MRI Systems Pacing Revo Advisa

The Medtronic SureScan pacing systems are now approved for MRI scans positioned on any region of the body....

Honeywell Captuvo Bar Code Technology Inventory Management

Honeywell expanded its Captuvo line of encasements for Apple devices at the HIMSS 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition in Orlando, Fla. The Captuvo SL22h and SL42h are designed for healthcare...

Accusoft Barcode Xpress Mobile Inventory Management Information Technology

Accusoft released the Barcode Xpress Mobile software development kits (SDKs) for iOS and Android...

AirStrip Technologies AirStrip One Cardiology ECG Wireless Remote Access

AirStrip announced the launch of AirStrip One Cardiology for all hardware using the Windows 8.1 operating system. This includes the Microsoft Surface tablet and a variety of other mobile devices,...

Ademedus CardioCel Stem Cell Therapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Admedus’s CardioCel, a tissue product to repair and treat a range of cardiovascular and vascular defects. The company is looking to complement...

AirStrip Technologies Innovation Marketplace AIM ECG Remote Wireless Monitor

The University of Michigan’s Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC) has entered into a letter of intent with AirStrip with the goal of executing future collaborations, and...

Medtronic Scripps Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor ICM EP Lab ECG Remote

Scripps Green Hospital has become the first hospital in the United States to implant the world's smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device. Scripps Clinic cardiologist John Rogers, M.D.,...

AliveCor Practice Fusion ECG remote wireless electronic medical record patient

AliveCor Inc. announced a partnership with Practice Fusion, a physician-patient community. Physician offices will now be able to import the AliveCor Heart Monitor’s ...

Cordis Trieme Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter Peripheral Artery Disease PAD

Cordis Corp. announced an agreement with TriReme Medical Inc. that grants the company exclusive distribution rights for the Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter. 

Biosense Webster Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter Atrial Fibrillation Ablation EP

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Biosense Webster Inc.’s Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter. The therapeutic catheter enables direct and real-time measurement of contact force...

CT Systems Cardiac Ultrasound MRI Nuclear Imaging

Determining the appropriate use of cardiovascular imaging requires analyzing the “complex interplay” among care...

February 28, 2014 — Lexmark’s Perceptive Software demonstrated its Universal Clinical Platform solution for enterprise clinical content management at the 2014 meeting of the Healthcare Information...

February 28, 2014 — Mercator MedSystems released pilot study data from a single-arm, open label study of 20 patients suffering with peripheral artery disease (PAD), which reveal sustained,...

February 28, 2014 — Igor Efimov, Ph.D., from the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, and an international team of biomedical engineers and materials...

HIMSS 2014 3rd Annual Analytics Mobile Survey PACS ECG Software Information Tech

HIMSS Analytics published the results of the third Annual HIMSS Analytics Mobile Survey at its annual conference in Orland, Fla. The survey examines use of ...

IMRIS Visius Surgical Theatre MRI Systems Angiography Hybrid OR

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared IMRIS Inc.’s upgraded Visius Surgical Theatre, which integrates Siemens' high-field MR scanners. The core imaging technology based on Siemens...

PenRad Visualize:Vascular Cardiac Ultrasound Systems Advanced Visualization RSNA

At HIMSS 2014, Penrad released software that allows the creation of 3-D images of the carotid...

Archelon Enclosures iPad Air Software Mobile Devices Mounts for Displays

Archelon Enclosures, a manufacturer of iPad and tablet enclosures for the retail, hospitality and healthcare...

Approximately one in two patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) do not optimally reduce their risk of stroke...

A new imaging technique for measuring blood flow in the heart and vessels can diagnose bicuspid aortic valve, and may lead to better prediction of complications. A Northwestern Medicine team...

Merge Healthcare KLAS Reports Cardiac PACS

Despite recent challenges and leadership changes, Merge, according to providers, is performing stronger than ever before. This is according to the newly released KLAS report, Weathering...

Ablation Systems Balloon Atrial Fibrillation Therapies EP Lab Apama Shifamed

Apama Medical is a privately held medical device company formed by Shifamed's medical incubator. It received Chinese notice of allowance for claims covering their low profile electrode assembly...

Level 3 Communications Healthcare Information Technology Cloud Storage Archive

Level 3 Communications Inc. released results of a research study conducted among Level 3 healthcare customers and ...

HIMSS Annual Leadership Survey Healthcare Information Technology PACS

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

TeraRecon iNteract+ PACS RSNA 2014 Remove Image Viewer

TeraRecon, a provider of medical image management solutions, debuted it’s iNteract+ solution at the 2014 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference.  

ScImage announced availability of a Master Patient Index (MPI) Translator that provides healthcare professionals diagnostic ...

Cardinal Health WaveMark RFID Inventory Management Cath Lab HIMSS 2014

Cardinal Health will feature newly acquired WaveMark and its radio frequency identification (RFID) technology...

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 ...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab Clinical Trial

St. Jude Medical selected Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and Silicon Valley Cardiology to participate in a ...

Blackford Analysis Software Development Kit SDK Advanced Visualization RSNA 2014

Blackford Analysis, a software provider with products to accelerate medical image comparison,...

Vital Images VitreaView Advanced Visualization HIMSS 2014

VitreaView, a universal viewer developed by Vital Images Inc. was featured in a live case study....

HIMSS 2013 Security Survey Information Technology Cardiac PACS

Results of the 2013 HIMSS Security Survey show progress toward hardened security and use of analytics, but more work is needed to mitigate insider threat, such as inappropriate access of data by...

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...

The market for electronic health and medical records (EMRs) is set to experience rapid growth over the coming years, with EMR peer group value estimated to climb from approximately $10.6 billion...

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...

Medtronic Total Across Crossing Catheter CTO Peripheral Artery Disease PAD

Medtronic Inc. launched in Europe its Total across crossing catheter. Total received CE marking for improving blood...

Cordinus Vascular Robotics CorPath Cath Lab Robotics Systems Angioplasty

Corindus Vascular Robotics is a developer of precision vascular robotics that present on robotics in the future...

Merge HIT Application Solutions Merge Notifi Cardiac PACS Radiology Information

HIT Application Solutions announced a partnership with Merge Healthcare Inc. to integrate its Notifi platform with Merge RIS, a Meaningful Use (MU) outpatient radiology information system. The...

Claron Technology Nil Remote Viewing System PACS accessories

Claron Technology will debut at HIMSS 2014 enhancements for a streamlined image and video upload for both mobile...

Carestream Vue Motion Remote Viewing System Software Mobile Devices RSNA 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Carestream Health’s Vue Motion image viewer for...

Fovia Visual Medica Advanced Visualization

Fovia, Inc. and Visual Medica announced a collaboration to deliver innovative, cost-effective advanced...

HealthMed Holdings completed validation on a blood test that aims to identify individuals who are at risk of a...

Carestream HIMSS Information Technology Remote Viewing System Healthcare IT

Carestream is sponsoring an executive panel discussion at the HIMSS 2014 meeting, Feb. 25, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 202C at the Orlando Convention Center. The title is “Executive Perspective...

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...

AliveCor Heart Monitor FDA EP Lab ECG Cardiac Diagnostics Mobile Remote

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted AliveCor Inc. over-the-counter (OTC) clearance for the AliveCor Heart Monitor, a single-channel ...

UpToDate Anywhere Wolters Kluwer Health clinical decision support software

Wolters Kluwer Health, a global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, will make available at HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition the UpToDate. Anywhere. The...

Telemedicine Telecardiology Telehealth University of Iowa

Research from the University of Iowa supports the claim that tele-emergency services can extend emergency care in rural hospitals. The study was published in the February edition of ...

Fluke Biomedical, a manufacturer of biomedical test instruments, acquired Unfors RaySafe. Unfors RaySafe produces ...

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-...

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...

On-X Life Technologies On-X Plus 1.5 Aortic Heart Valve Repair Cardiovascular

On-X Life Technologies Inc.  received CE marking for an expanded labeling claim of its On-X Prosthetic Heart Valve. The company may market its ...

iRhythm Technologies ZIO Service Heart Arrhythias Remote Monitoring ECG Holter

Aetna issued a positive coverage policy for long-term continuous monitoring of patients with suspected heart...

Scientists at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai may have developed a tissue model for the human heart that can bridge the gap between animal models and human clinical trial patients. Mount...

CardioDx Inc. is a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics. It...

Biotronik, a manufacturer of implantable cardiac devices and wireless remote monitoring technologies, has been...

Telecardiology, Statvideo

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,...

StatVideo EchoCart Telecardiology Telemedicine Cardiac Ultrasound Systems

At Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield N.C., StatVideo’s EchoCart streams real-time images of babies’ hearts and ...

Vascular Solutions ThrombiDisc Topical Hemostat Introducer Sheaths Cath Lab

Vascular Solutions Inc. launched the ThrombiDisc topical hemostat designed for use around...

After several months of intense review and assessment of its specialized worker training program by an independent agency, Operon Resource Management of Lowell, Mass. received ISO 13485...

DECAFF MRI Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Ablation Systems EP Lab Clinical Study

A University of Utah-led study for treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) provides strong...

eCardio Diagnostics is opening its second Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) in San...

American College of Cardiology Clinical Trial Cath Lab EP Cardiac Diagnostics

Results from several late breaking clinical trials will be presented during  the American College of...

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...

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH Trinity Aortic Valve Heart Repair

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH, a medical device company, is developing a third-generation transcatheter aortic ...

Radiation Dose Management CT Systems Diagnostic Imaging Joint Commission

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

Esaote Pie Medical Imaging 3mensio Structural Heart Software Cardiac Ultrasound

To address the needs of physicians who treat patients with valvular heart disease, Esaote North America established a sales force to bring 3mensio Structural Heart software for ...

Boston Scientific OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System CTO PAD Cath Labs

Boston Scientific launched in the United States the OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System to treat complete arterial...

Ziehm Imaging Ziehm VIsion RFD C-arm Mobil R/F Systems Angiography Systems

Ziehm Imaging received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market its new generation Ziehm Vision RFD C-...