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clinical decision support software information technology IBM watson EMR

International Business Machine (IBM) Research unveiled two new Watson-related cognitive technologies...

boston scientific stents peripheral clinical trial study innova des drug-eluting

Launching a clinical trial expected to serve as the foundation for global regulatory approvals, a physician in...

EP lab crt icd boston scientific europace

An independent study from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, published online this week in EP EuroPace, showed significant differences in battery longevity...

renal denervation, Symplicity

Since its debut in 2010, the renal denervation market has generated enthusiasm across the medical device...

digisonics appropriate use criteria cardiac pacs accessories rsna 2013 cvis

Digisonics Inc. introduced functionality for appropriate use criteria (AUC) calculations. Digisonics recognizes that reimbursement audits will be tied to appropriate use scores in the future,...

nanostim pacemaker, SJM

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Nanostim Inc., developer of a miniaturized, leadless pacemaker, and that the device received CE mark clearance in Europe....

cath lab cardiovascular surgery clinical trial/study scai heart attack

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) assembled  a panel that has proposed new criteria for identifying patients who experience a heart attack after coronary...

Sotera Wireless Inc FDA Clearance cNIBP Mobile Technology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Sotera Wireless Inc.’s patented continuous non-invasive blood pressure (cNIBP) technology, a new feature of the ViSi Mobile wireless patient...

OffRoad, CTO, OffRoad CTO Device, Boston Scientific

 The Boston Scientific OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System demonstrated excellent performance in facilitating the treatment of complete blockages in the major arteries that supply blood to the...

cath lab stents ostial accessclosure flash system dual balloon angioplasty

AccessClosure Inc. announced an exclusive agreement with Ostial Corp. to distribute the Flash Ostial System Dual Balloon Angioplasty ...

blood testing cardiodx corus cad coronary artery disease

CardioDx Inc. announced results of two studies indicating that Corus CAD, a ...

heart disease, breast cancer, HDL

High levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) have been linked to increased breast cancer risks and enhanced cancer aggressiveness in animal ...

ECG holter remote monitoring patient systems preventice BodyGuardian mayoclinic

Preventice Inc. has received CE mark certification for its BodyGuardian remote monitoring system.

heart failure treatments clinical trial/study bioventrix revivent LIVE

Bioventrix announced the presentation of scientific data demonstrating the durability of its Revivent Myocardial Anchoring System in 24 patients one year post-procedure. The data, which Andrew...

cardiovascular ultrasound structural heart valve repair hollywood presbyterian

A mother and her 25-week-old fetus are doing well after a team of physicians performed a successful in utero...

mortara cardiology data management pacs rehabilitation quinton q-tel rms

Mortara Instrument Inc. announced an integrated connectivity solution that provides data from the Quinton Q-Tel Rehabilitation ...

blood tests heart failure treatments cardiac rehabilitation critical diagnostics

Critical Diagnostics announced that results of the Heart Failure: A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise (HF-Action) ...

Biotronik Inc Idova 7 ICD MRI EP Lab Austria Italy

Biotronik announced the launch of the new Idova 7 series. Idova 7 ICDs (implantable cardioverter-defibrillators) and CRT-Ds (cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators)offer ultrahigh-energy...

IMRIS siemens CT systems hybrid OR Visius iCT

IMRIS Inc. and Siemens Healthcare announced an agreement that positions one of Siemens’s computed tomography (CT)...

Context vision RSNA 2013 ultrasound systems US Plusview women's health

At RSNA 2013, ContextVision will announce its latest additions to its U.S. PlusView Family, which will include four...