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...

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...

NCDR CathPCI Registry data shows in-hospital mortality only marginally higher for PCIs at safety-net hospitals.
News | Cath Lab | August 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017 – Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) at safety-net hospitals experienced...

The Vascular Dynamics MobiusHD device enhances the carotid baroreceptors to reduce resistant hypertension.
News | Hypertension | August 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Vascular Dynamics Inc. (VDI)...

The ACR, SNMMI and ASNC created guidelines for performance of dopamine transporter SPECT imaging for movement disorders, cardiac PET/CT imaging and technical standards on diagnostic procedures using radiopharmaceuticals.
News | Nuclear Imaging | August 15, 2017

Aug. 10, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) developed three new guidance documents and revised 32 others...

The FDA cleared the HAART 200 Aortic Annuloplasty Device for bicuspid aortic valve repair. The devioce is made by BioStable Science and Engineering Inc.
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017 — The U.S, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for the HAART 200 Aortic...

CMS is considering eliminating or changing bundled payments for cardiac rehabilitation.

CMS considers eliminating or changing bundled payments for cardiac rehabilitation.

News | Business | August 14, 2017 | Dave Fornell

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CDN to Integrate Advanced Cardiac Imaging Tools From DiA Imaging Analysis
Technology | August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017 — CDN recently announced a new partnership agreement with DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd., makers of next-...

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