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Cloud computing has the potential to revolutionize healthcare administration by allowing providers to access information from a patient’s medical file at anytime from anywhere, and that means...

Silicon Valley Medical Instruments Inc.  HD-IVUS FDA Clearance

Silicon Valley Medical Instruments Inc. (SVMI) was granted 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in January for its HD-IVUS ultrasound imaging system.

PET CT Journal of Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Imaging Clinical Trial Study

While amyloid imaging may now be most associated with detecting plaques in the brain, it has the potential to change the way cardiac amyloidosis is diagnosed. According to first-of-its-kind...

Identive Group Inc. announced new radio frequency identification (RFID) labels for the medical industry that are specially designed to withstand the radiation processes commonly used to sterilize...

Digisonics Cardiac PACS Pediatric Cath Reporting

February 7, 2013 — Digisonics CVIS now provides capabilities designed specifically for pediatric cath reporting. With the #1 KLAS ranked Digisonics ...

Performing heart surgery on the same day as angiography is now confirmed as a risk factor for acute kidney injury (AKI), and hospital policy limiting the practice for elective cardiac surgery has...

CardiacVX MR VesselIQ Xpress GE Healthcare MR Systems Advanced Visualization

GE Healthcare announced two new software packages for advanced analysis of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (MR) images: CardiacVX and MR VesselIQ Xpress. Both CardiacVX and MR VesselIQ Xpress...

bundled payments, cardiology, CMS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that more than 500 organizations will begin participating in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. Through this new...

Sunshine act, disclosure, cardiology, radiology

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule for the Sunshine Act on Feb. 1 that will increase public disclosure of financial relationships between drug and device...

My job as editor of DAIC is to help readers keep tabs on the latest in cardiovascular technology and trends. With collaboration from my Editorial Advisory Board, we developed a 2013...

PhysioSonics

PhysioSonics announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the Presto 1000 Flow Monitor system 510(k) clearance for cranial blood flow monitoring. In addition, the company...

Clinical Study Doctors Patients Treatment Pain Recovery

A patient's relationship with his or her doctor has long been considered an important component of healing. Now, in a novel investigation in which physicians underwent brain scans while they...

ACC AHA Electronic Health Records Clinical Management

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released a set of key data elements and definitions for the clinical management of patients with acute coronary...

RSNA 2012 FujiFilm Medical Systems USA Synapse Mobility PACS

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. shared the benefits of its zero footprint mobile application, Synapse Mobility, with visitors to the 2012 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America...

KLAS ECG Management Epiphany Cardiography Products LLC Cardiac PACS

Epiphany has received the “Category Leader” recognition in ECG Management from KLAS for the fourth consecutive year.

Top stories of 2012 in cardiology

To help identify trends and find out what DAIC readers are interested in, the magazine takes note of what they click on when visiting the website. Below are the top 25 stories from 2012, and the...

MRI, CT Systems Imaging Transparent Pricing Study

In a study designed to see if doctors who are told the exact price of expensive medical tests like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in advance would order fewer of them, Johns Hopkins researchers...

Synapse Cardiovascular 5.0 FujiFilm Medical Systems USA RSNA 2012 Cardiac PACS

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. brought a broad portfolio of diagnostic and informatic solutions to the 2012 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The company showcased...

ViewFlex Xtra ICE Catheter St. Jude Medical CE mark

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced European CE mark approval of its ViewFlex Xtra Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) Catheter. Designed for control and maneuverability during complex cardiac...

January 21, 2013 — Avreo announced it has formed a partnership with VidiStar LLC, a provider of cardiology medical imaging and reporting solutions using the latest technological standards for...