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May 30, 2012 — Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., a former NASA astronaut, will share his experiences in performing and transmitting echocardiograms from outer space during a special presentation during the...

May 14, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced new manufacturing and supply agreements with Jubilant HollisterStier LLC (JHS). Under separate agreements, JHS will manufacture Cardiolite...

May 14, 2012 — GE Healthcare introduced a new version of its Vscan pocket-sized visualization tool, developed to deliver imaging capabilities at the point of care. Based on feedback from current...

April 19, 2012 - The FDA received a report from a hospital that 16 patients had developed hospital-acquired infections with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa following an examination with...

April 5, 2012 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a list of “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question” in cardiology as part of Choosing Wisely, an...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 Scientific Session, held March 24-27 in Chicago, was the first major cardiology show this year for vendors to display their latest innovations. A...

March 23, 2012 — Improving the ability to diagnose cardiac disease with advanced ultrasound imaging, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. will showcase the newest additions to its ultrasound...

March 16, 2012 — Epocrates is releasing two new, free mobile device applications for cardiologists during the American College of Cardiology 2012 meeting.

March 16, 2012 – Medistim’s VeriQ system, which uses ultrasound to assess graft blood flow during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, recently withstood the clinical scrutiny of the...

March 12, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced shipment of the Acuson S1000 ultrasound system, a premium ultrasound platform. The Acuson S1000 system expands access to imaging performance at a very...

February 29, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced a strategic distribution arrangement for its Definity cardiac ultrasound contrast agent in the People’s Republic of China, including...

February 16, 2012 — A partnership between the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and GE Healthcare used technological innovations in the field to bring cardiovascular ultrasound to an...

January 12, 2012 – Geoffrey A. Rose, M.D., FASE, FACCwas recently appointed chairperson of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Headquartered in Ellicott City...

January 12, 2012 — A project led by The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will utilize the latest technological innovations in the field to bring cardiovascular ultrasound to rural India...

January 11, 2012 – Siemens Healthcare has announced that the version 2.0 of the Acuson SC2000 volume imaging ultrasound system has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

January 3, 2012— In 2011, Hitachi Medical Corp. acquired Aloka Company and formed Hitachi Aloka Medical. The new company exhibited its expanded line of ultrasound products in Hitachi’s booth at...

December 28, 2011 — Mindray Medical introduced the DC-T6 ultrasound system at the 2011 Radiological Society of North America meeting.

December 27, 2011 — The January 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) will feature a new resource for guidance on three-dimensional echocardiography...

December 27, 2011 — ImaCor Inc. announced that 25 leading hospitals in the United States, Canada and Europe are now using its hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiographic (hTEE) management...