Abbott Announces CE Mark for New Cardiac Ablation Catheter
News | Ablation Systems | May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 — Abbott announced CE Mark of the TactiCath Contact Force...

Biotronik Launches First FDA-Approved CRM Devices with MRI AutoDetect Technology
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 —  Biotronik announced the availability of the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved...

Biotronik Receives FDA Approval for Sentus ProMRI Quadripolar Left Ventricular Lead
Technology | Leads Implantable Devices | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — Biotronik announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and the launch of Sentus ProMRI,...

Boston Scientific's Resonate X4 CRT-D system
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Boston Scientific’s Resonate family of...

Impella CP study to investigate door to left ventricular unloading time
News | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — The first patient has been enrolled in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved...

BioSig Pure EP Signal Recording System
News | EP Lab | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — A manuscript by physicians from Mayo Clinic and Harvard Brigham & Women's Hospital entitled, “...

New Data Demonstrate Clinical and Quality-of-Life Benefits for VenaSeal Closure System in Venous Reflux Disease Patients
News | Venous Therapies | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Medtronic plc recently announced three-year outcomes from the VeClose U.S. pivotal clinical trial and...

Cindy Grines, MD, is the chair of cardiology at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.
News | Business | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Northwell Health recently announced that Cindy Grines, M.D., one of the nation’s pre-eminent...

Siemens Xprecia Stride anticoagulation, coagulation PT/INR or INR testing at the point of care (POC)

Point-of-care coagulation PT/INR testing with handheld devices can help improve outcomes with more convenient and frequent measurements to keep patients within the therapeutic range of anticoagulant agents.

Feature | Point of Care Testing | May 05, 2017 | Nicholas C. Vanderslice, Ph.D., and Arnol S. Rios

Point-of-care (POC) coagulation analyzers that measure prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) on...

Prescribing Patterns Change Following Direct Marketing Restrictions
News | Pharmaceuticals | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — A study of how policies restricting...

DASpecialists and Lumedx partner for data abstraction and support services for cardiovascular registries, NCDR, ACC, STS
News | Cardiac PACS | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — DASpecialists LLC, a provider of data abstraction and support services for mandated or voluntary...

Heartware HVAD recall for its ventricular assist device from Medtronic
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Medtronic Mechanical Circulatory Support is expanding its recall of its HeartWare Ventricular Assist...

Scientists Show How Cells React to Injury From Open-Heart Surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 04, 2017

May 4, 2017 — Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigators have learned how cardiac muscle cells react to a certain...

House Passes American Health Care Act, Obamacare repeal
News | Business | May 04, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

May 4, 2017 — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved the American Health Care Act, the...

Spok Survey Confirms Mobile Device Infrastructure Improvements and Diversity in Hospitals
News | Mobile Devices | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — Spok Inc. recently released the...

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