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The heart team approach was first used on a large scale in the CoreValve and Sapien TAVR trials and helped lead to excellent outcomes in high-risk patients.

Feature | Hybrid OR | February 15, 2017 | Dave Fornell

In the current era of healthcare reform and the push toward evidence-based medicine to both lower costs and improve...

Biotronik, ProMRI Configurator tool, MR-conditional cardiac devices, ProMRI SystemCheck
Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 — Biotronik has developed an online tool that streamlines the workflow for physicians selecting...

HeartFlow FFRct Analysis, NICE guidance, U.K., United Kingdom, guidelines, stable chest pain
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 — The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the United Kingdom recently...

Blog | Stents | February 13, 2017

Stents were the key focus of interventional cardiology for more than 20 years, but the focus has changed in recent...

News | Hypertension | February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 — Vascular Dynamics Inc. (VDI) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

Vital Images, Vitrea Enterprise Imaging Viewer, HIMSS17, image sharing, AHRA, SIIM, RSNA 2017
Technology | Enterprise Imaging | February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 — Vital Images Inc. announced that it will be demonstrating new image sharing capabilities for...

Logicalis Healthcare Solutions, top five cybersecurity issues, CIOs, chief information officers, HIMSS17
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | February 10, 2017

February 10, 2017 — With the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s annual meeting (HIMSS17)...

 Intra-atrial shunt device (IASD) to lower left atrial pressure by creating a small left atrial to right atrial shunt.  Abraham said these devices are in early stage development with small studies to show proof of concept and demonstrate safety.

The Corvia Intra-atrial shunt device (IASD) lowers left atrial pressure by creating a small left atrial to right atrial shunt. Preliminary clinical studies have shown promise for these types of devices to improve HFpEF patient outcomes.

Feature | Heart Failure | February 10, 2017 | Dave Fornell

 

In the past few years there have been a number of device therapies developed to treat heart failure (HF)....

Rep. Tom Price, confirmed, Health and Human Services, HHS, new secretary
News | Business | February 10, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

February 10, 2017 — Rep. Tom Price was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the new secretary of the Department of Health...

Vital Images, Vitrea VNA connect deployment, Olea Pulse, Modular Enterprise Imaging, HIMSS17, HIMSS 2017
Technology | Enterprise Imaging | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Vital Images Inc. will feature its Vitrea Modular Enterprise Imaging interoperability solutions...

Sir Peter Mansfield, early MRI trials, obituary, University of Nottingham

Sir Peter Mansfield during the original MRI trials. Image courtesy of the University of Nottingham.

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 09, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

February 9, 2017 — Sir Peter Mansfield, FRS, whose research aided the development of...

Videos | 3-D Printing | February 09, 2017

When a pediatric patient at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles needed a custom-build stent to repair his pulmonary...

Technology | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — eHealth Technologies and HealtheConnections, a Syracuse-based regional health information...

Xarelto, rivaroxaban, COMPASS study, ends early,
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Janssen Research & Development LLC (Janssen) announced that the Phase 3 COMPASS trial is...

CAMC, Charleston Area Medical Center, congestive heart failure readmissions, SmarTigr patient engagement system, TeleHealth Services
News | Patient Engagement | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) has documented reduced readmissions for...

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