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Cheetah Medical, Starling SV, hemodynamic monitoring system, noninvasive

Cheetah Medical announced that it is now offering the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared and CE-marked Starling SV hemodynamic monitoring system. The noninvasive system provides data...

CardioMEMS, Scott & White Memorial, Texas, heart failure, remote monitoring

Scott & White Memorial – Temple for the first time implanted a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to help manage heart failure (HF). Scott & White Memorial is one of six...

CIEDs, UCSF, UC San Francisco, defibrillator, pacemaker, monitoring, SCD

The current monitoring of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) may be underestimating device problems, according to UC San Francisco researchers. They propose systematic...

ERT, wearable biosensor, eCOA, DIA, electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment

ERT announced the integration of a wearable biosensor which captures and wirelessly transmits real-time, continuous, clinical-grade biometric measurements into the ERT electronic...

CareChex, top quality health systems, cardiac care, heart attack, heart failure

CareChex, a division of Comparion Medical Analytics, released a new study which identifies the nation’s highest quality health systems for providing cardiac services. The study analyzed three...

pre-operative testing, NYU Langone, guidelines

Professional physician associations consider certain routine tests before elective surgery to be of low value and high cost, and have sought to discourage their utilization. Nonetheless, a new...

Start-up company GraftWorx was chosen as "Best in Show" at the Mid-Atlantic Bio Angels (MABA) 1st Pitch Life Science event, an investors’ conference held in New York in June. Graftworx is a...

Researchers from the University of Chicago and Stanford University combed through scientific literature on the pharmacogenomics of 71 leading cardiovascular drugs to help physicians better...

disposable medical sensors, market, BCC Research, 2019

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for disposable medical sensors grew to $4.2 billion in 2014 from $3.8 billion in 2013. The market is expected to grow at a five-year...

electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES

With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic stents” to monitor a treated lesion...

InvisionHeart, InvisionECG, FDA clearance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the InvisionECG technology from InvisionHeart. The mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) technology uses a secure cloud-based, healthcare IT...

wearables, graphene, boron, Rice University

A microsupercapacitor designed by scientists at Rice University that may find its way into personal and even wearable electronics is getting an upgrade. The laser-induced graphene device benefits...

Dassault Systemes, Living Heart model, 3-D simulator

Dassault Systèmes announced during its SIMULIA Community Conference that the first heart model from its “Living Heart Project” will be commercially available on May 29, 2015. Powered by Dassault...

The Phase C results of the ProMRI Clinical Study were presented at the late-breaking clinical trial session of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2015 meeting. 

cardiomems, st. jude medical, heart failure

Important new data presented during the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 36th annual Scientific Session supporting improved outcomes and cost-effectiveness of the CardioMEMS HF System for the...

St. Jude Medical, Merlin, remote monitoring, lower costs, hospitalizations, HRS

New data from St. Jude Medical found that patients with cardiac devices who use remote monitoring have significantly fewer hospitalizations and lower overall healthcare costs than patients who do...

Wexner Medical Center, Michael Weinstock, chest pain, emergency, admitted

Chest pain sends more than 7 million Americans to the emergency department each year. About half of them are admitted to the hospital for further observation, testing or treatment. Now, emergency...

antiplatelet medication, prasugrel, clopidogrel, risk algorithm, SCAI

A risk assessment algorithm combining clinical risk factors and platelet function test results may help interventional cardiologists better identify patients who stand to benefit from intensive...

HRS, ECG, smartphones, atrial fibrillation, AF, Heart Rhythm 2015

A new, large-scale study has found adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the latest generation of body-worn sensors accurately detects atrial fibrillation (AF) and significantly increases awareness...

Geneva Healthcare, Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0, HRS, patient engagement

Geneva Healthcare will showcase a set of new features on The Geneva Healthcare Suite – a technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices – at Heart Rhythm Society's annual scientific...