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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
Radiation is usually something discussed in cardiology in regards to how it needs to be reduced in the cath lab and in c ...
Time October 19, 2021
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The in-person 2021 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting planned for Aug. 9-13 appeared to ...
Time August 13, 2021
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
It is brutal and very expensive to bring a new transcatheter valve to market. Boston Scientific invested vast amounts of ...
Time June 08, 2021
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
Sometimes it takes a major shift is the world to see things differently. As editor of DAIC, I often wonder if the ...
Time May 28, 2021
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
As a medical technology journalist, a little more than a decade ago I found myself sitting in those late afternoon ...
Time April 21, 2021
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
After covering cardiovascular technologies for 14 years, it is rare that I find a new technology that might actually be ...
Time March 16, 2021
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
As of January 2021, in the United States we are now on month 10 of the COVID-19 pandemic. One year ago, we followed ...
Time January 21, 2021
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
There was much fanfare over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emergency use authorizations (EUAs) in December ...
Time January 04, 2021
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Anders Wold
COVID-19 is creating a new generation of cardiac patients.  With heart disease already the leading cause of deaths ...
Time August 17, 2020
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
Prior to January 2020 when clinicians read about the history of the 1918 flu, and epidemiologists predicted we were ...
Time June 22, 2020
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19, SARS-CoVo-2) has turned normal life across the world upside down, and that was no ...
Time April 01, 2020
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
The key question I am always asked at cardiology conferences is what are the trends and interesting new technologies I ...
Time January 24, 2020
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Lars Thording, Ph.D.
With all eyes on rising healthcare costs, reprocessing of single-use devices has become an increasingly important ...
Time December 23, 2019
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Linda D. Gillam, M.D., MPH, FACC
Now, more than ever, the field of cardiology needs women.  But as the national need for more cardiologists overall ...
Time November 22, 2019
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Nasrien Ibrahim, M.D.
It’s an exciting time in the heart failure (HF) world right now with the emergence of new therapies, including ...
Time November 21, 2019
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
My observation over the 13 years covering cardiology is that it is a heavily male-dominated field. This is more ...
Time November 04, 2019
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
I recently had the opportunity to conduct an onsite visit to the University of Colorado Hospital Heart and Vascular ...
Time October 02, 2019
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
  I recently had a great conversation with cardiac computed tomography (CT) pioneer Arthur Agatston, M.D., who is the ...
Time September 05, 2019
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Ashutosh Banerjee, general manager of GE Healthcare Diagnostic Cardiology
  Atrial fibrillation, or Afib, kills about 130,000 people worldwide every year. It also affects 3 to 6 million ...
Time August 29, 2019
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Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor
Physicians use many strategies to better interface with patients and their families to try and explain in non-physician ...
Time May 28, 2019
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