HHS Unveils Improved Web Tool to Highlight Recent Health Information Breaches
News | Cybersecurity | August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently...

Biotronik Announces U.S. Launch of Edora HF-T QP CRT Pacemaker
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 — Biotronik announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and commercial availability...

Blog | Business | August 18, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in August announced a proposed rule to cancel the Episode...

Medtronic Announces Global Resolute Onyx DES One-Month DAPT Study
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced a global randomized...

ASNC and SNMMI Release Joint Document on Diagnosis, Treatment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — The American Society of...

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns have increased dramatically as EMRs and medical devices become more digitally connected.

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns have increased dramatically as EMRs and medical devices become more digitally connected.

Feature | Cybersecurity | August 18, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 17, 2017 — Cybersecurity has become a growing concern in healthcare as patient data, medical systems and...

Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to...

ScImage Awarded U.S. Government DIN-PACS IV Contract
News | PACS | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — ScImage Inc. was recently awarded a new DIN-PACS IV (Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and...

The FDA is concerned about cybersecurity of ICDs and cyber security of other medical devices.
Feature | Cybersecurity | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

There is growing concern among patients and regulators that medical devices, especially implantable...

BioCardia Completes Roll-in Cohort in Pivotal Phase III CardiAMP Heart Failure Trial
News | Stem Cell Therapies | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — BioCardia Inc. recently announced completion of treatment for the 10-patient roll-in cohort for...

Bivalirudin exhibited an improvement in 30-day all-cause mortality when injected post PCI.
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — A study has examined the efficacies of various post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...

CMS considers eliminating cardiac bundled payments.
Feature | Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the...

ESC 2017 late breaking trial hot line study presentations.
News | Clinical Study | August 16, 2017

Aug. 16, 2017 – The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2017 includes several Hot Line Late-breaking...

ISMRM Issues Guidelines for MRI Gadolinium Contrast Agents
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has provided new guidance in...

News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — Surmodics Inc. announced receipt of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food...

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