ScottCare, Ambucor, HRS, 2015, ECG, remote monitoring
News | May 08, 2015

May 8, 2015 — The ScottCare Corp. announced it will highlight Ambucor, the company’s employable labor service...

ECRI Institute, point-of-care ultrasound, POC, guide
Feature | May 08, 2015

May 8, 2015 — As the use of point-of-care (POC)...

heart regeneration, zebrafish, epicardium, Duke, Poss
Feature | Stem Cell Therapies | May 08, 2015

May 8, 2015 — While the human heart cannot heal itself, the zebrafish heart can easily replace cells lost by damage...

Medtronic, Euphora, SC, semicompliant balloon dilatation catheter, FDA, U.S.
Technology | May 08, 2015

May 8, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and U.S. launch of...

Pie Medical Imaging, 3mensio Structural Heart, mitral, septal crossing, workflow
Technology | May 08, 2015

May 8, 2015 — Pie Medical Imaging announces its new release of 3mensio Structural Heart, dedicated to planning of...

gene therapy, stem cells, heart failure, mutations, Mount Sinai, Hajjar
Feature | May 07, 2015

May 7, 2015 — Gene therapy can clip out genetic material linked to...

MRI, redesigned, implanted devices, pacemakers, MGH, Bonmassar, RTS
News | May 07, 2015

May 7, 2015 — New technology developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General...

RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab

Real time radiation dose monitoring in the cath lab enables staff to see their level of exposure any time and can alert them when their levels are spiking. Staff wearing RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring badges.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 07, 2015

With increased discussion and awareness placed on patient radiation exposure in medical imaging, similar concerns...

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...

Case Study | May 07, 2015

Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Christ Hospital Health Network’s Heart and Vascular Center is committed to delivering the...

Mo-99, molybdenum, MURR, NorthStar, production, University of Missouri
News | May 07, 2015

May 7, 2015 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC has completed its first production-scale test run of the...

Compact Light Source, CLS, CT, X-ray, SLAC, Lyncean, Eggl, Pfeiffer, TUM

The Compact Light Source by Palo Alto-based Lyncean Technologies Inc. generates X-rays suitable for advanced tomography. The car-sized device is a miniature version of football-field-sized X-ray generators known as synchrotrons and it emerged from basic research at SLAC in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Image courtesy of Lyncean Technologies Inc.

News | May 07, 2015

May 7, 2015 — A new study shows that the recently developed Compact Light Source (CLS), a commercial X-ray...

Edward Diethrich, ORSIF, fluoroscopy, radiation, risks, documentary
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 07, 2015

May 6, 2015 — The Organization for Occupational Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF) announced the release...

heart stent, OAP therapy, ACS, patients, PCNA, SCAI, medication, prescribed
Feature | May 06, 2015

May 6, 2015 — People with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who undergo an angioplasty procedure and receive a heart...

pulmonary valve replacement, congenital, re-intervention, age, PVR
News | Congenital Heart | May 06, 2015

May 6, 2015 — A retrospective review of 633 adults and children who underwent bioprosthetic...

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