Case Studies

cardiac PACS, enterprise imaging, CVIS, syngo

MSHA has leveraged its enterprise imaging and reporting system to closely link its cardiovascular departments at multiple hospitals. This helps generate cardiovascular data analytics used to improve workflow and care.

March 06, 2015
Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA), headquartered in Johnson City, Tenn., created a plan 10 years ago to improve...
EchoInsight, epsilon, cardio oncology
January 09, 2015
With today’s aging population in the United States, we are experiencing an increased occurrence of cardiovascular...
balloon angioplasty, clinical trial, clinical study, Intact Vascular, PAD
November 07, 2014
Nov. 7, 2014 — Intact Vascular, a medical device company and developer of products for minimally invasive peripheral...

Methodist West Hospital, West Des Moines

November 03, 2014
The hospitals of UnityPoint Health — Des Moines operate under a shared vision: “Best outcome for every patient, every...
McKesson, ECG software, remote ECG access

McKesson Cardiology ECG Mobile extends remote access with the ability for physicians to view and report on ECG waveforms from an iPad.

November 03, 2014
Shannon Medical Center has long prided itself on the quality care it provides to patients in the Concho Valley of West...
EchoInsight for Cardio Oncology
October 03, 2014
In the September issue of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Juan Carlos Plana, et al. published...

The LUCAS 2 mechanical chest compression device provides automatic external chest compressions. The system applies continuous chest compressions of at least 5 centimeters at a consistent rate of 100 or more compressions per minute.

September 08, 2014
What started as a normal working day in suburban Melbourne, Australia, for Vanessa, a 41-year-old mother of two,...
Infinix-i, TAVR, TOSHIBA

The flexible design of the Infinix-i streamlines procedures and allows operators to obtain a wide range of imaging angles without repositioning the patient.

September 08, 2014
After several years of trials and increasing clinical use, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has reached a...
September 08, 2014
St. John Hospital currently performs about 2,000 percutaneous coronary and peripheral interventions and 400 open-heart...

The Maquet CardioHelp System

July 09, 2014
Mr. KH is a 58-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension and tobacco abuse who presented to the ...
PinnacleHealth, Toshiba, TAVR, angiography systems
March 19, 2014
Today, PinnacleHealth is home to one of the foremost transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) programs in the...
Bryan Medical Center, Bryan Heart Hospital, Lumedx, cardiac data analytics, NCDR
March 14, 2014
Bryan Medical Center/Bryan Heart Hospital, located in Lincoln, Neb., serves patients from as far away as Arkansas and...
PACS, Archive, Image repository, CVIS, Cardiac PACS

There is a basic need to share data outside of diagnostic imaging, and a CVIS should be able to simplify access.

November 15, 2013
During my years as an infrastructure architect at a large health system in Iowa, I had a top down view of the parts...
September 13, 2013
Oklahoma State University Medical Center, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, provides high-quality health services to rural...

Chief of Cardiology Joseph Battaglia, M.D., at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y.

April 08, 2013
Crouse Hospital boasts a nationally recognized cardiac care center, providing a full range of interventional and...
February 22, 2013
The Iowa Heart Center created a telecardiology program that connects cardiologists in Des Moines with satellite...
EP module, EP reporting system, McKesson

Andrea Russo, director of cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmia services at Cooper University Hospital, advocated for an EP system that integrated EP data and the EMR. She found it in McKesson Cardiology.

February 04, 2013
As a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, Andrea Russo, M.D., had grown accustomed to searching in vain for a cutting-...
STROLL Clinical Study S.M.A.R.T. Stent Peripheral Artery Disease
January 22, 2013
January 22, 2013 — Cordis Corporation announced the presentation of the two-year STROLL clinical study results at the...

Figure 2. ICD electrogram showing successful defibrillation shock.

June 05, 2012
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of mortality in the United States, accounting for an estimated 300,000...

Ambucor Health Solutions provides consultative and contracted ambulatory electrocardiographic and remote device monitoring services for cardiologists and institutions keen on retaining ownership of the clinical services they offer.

May 15, 2012
Cardiology physician groups and institutions are increasingly being challenged to effectively manage their ambulatory...