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The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has joined the ABIM Foundation and 37 other specialty societies as part of Choosing Wisely, an effort to reduce inappropriate tests and procedures to...

Dotarem Guebert LLC FDA NDA Approval Contrast Media MRI Systems

Guerbet announced that the Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has voted unanimously by votes of 17 to zero to recommend that FDA approve the New...

CardioLogical Solutions is an emerging cardiovascular device company formed by the merger of Emboline and VasoStitch and its breakthrough platform of accessory devices for transcatheter aortic...

BioSense Webster Carto 3 CartoAlara Boston AF Meeting EP Lab EP Mapping

Biosense Webster showcased its portfolio of cutting edge innovative electrophysiology technologies at the 2013 Boston AF meeting.

 

 

In response to the astounding percentage of inappropriate and non-compliant ICD, CRT-P and CRT-D device implantations each year, Think Tank Medical has developed and released its CMS ICD...

TeraRecon received the North American New Product Innovation Award in Medical Imaging Informatics from the respected independent research firm Frost and Sullivan. This is the seventh time that...

Boston Scientific received CE mark approval for the Promus Premier everolimus-eluting platinum chromium coronary stent system, the company's next-generation durable polymer drug-eluting stent (DES...

CardioNet AirStrip Mobility Solution Patient/Remote Monitoring ECG Software

As health systems are under increasing pressure to share data across systems to improve and expand their networks of care, CardioNet Inc. and AirStrip have entered into a partnership agreement to...

Advisa DR MRI SureScan Pacing System Medtronic Inc. FDA Approval

Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of its Advisa DR MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) SureScan pacing system. The Advisa MRI system is...

ECRI Institute Radiation Dose Safety INsight Assessment Dose Management

Computed tomography (CT) radiation dose can result in unnecessarily high exposures, placing patients at increased risk of cancer and other conditions. Inappropriate radiation doses have raised...

Electronic Medical Records Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care

Hospitals, clinics and office-based physicians are increasingly turning to electronic medical records (EMRs) as they prepare for the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care (...

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), an international organization of doctors, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to improving public health through minimally invasive...

St. Jude Medical EnligHTN II trial Renal Denervation System

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced enrollment of the first patient in the EnligHTN II trial. This post-market clinical study will further evaluate the safety and efficacy of the EnligHTN renal...

Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve Repair St. Jude Medical Clinical Trial

St. Jude Medical Inc announced the first patient implant of its 25 mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve using the Transfemoral Delivery System in its ongoing European trial. The Portico...

Nuclear Medicine Information Systems LLC (NMIS) and BioDose LLC have been renamed and rebranded as ec2 Software Solutions, company officials announced.

St. Jude Medical has issued a Class I recall for its Amplatzer TorqVue FX Delivery System used in transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects (ASDs). The company said in a small number of cases...

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.

Vascular Nanotransfer Technologies (VNT) says it has developed the industry’s most versatile drug-coated-balloon (DCB) platform designed to deliver a wide variety of drugs for best-in-class DCB...

WaveMark Cath Lab Real-time Location System U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected HP Enterprise Services and subcontractor, WaveMark, to deliver a $543 million real-time location system (RTLS) solution to VA facilities...