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A live Corevalve TAVR case in the main arena at TCT 2017. Structural heart has moved from a science fiction discussion in future technology sessions at TCT a decade ago to now being a major portion of what the conference discusses for today's clinical practice.

A live CoreValve TAVR case in the main arena at TCT 2017. Structural heart has moved from a science fiction discussion in future technology sessions at TCT a decade ago to now being a major portion of what the conference discusses for today's clinical practice.

Blog | TCT | January 18, 2018

Here is a list of what I think were some of the top interventional technologies discussed at the 2017 Transcatheter...

News | Business | January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 — American College of Cardiology (ACC) Chief Executive Officer Shalom “Shal” Jacobovitz will be...

CMS Launches New Voluntary Bundled Payments Model
News | Business | January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid...

ACC Unveils Innovation Roadmap for Future of Healthcare Delivery, the future of cardiology.
News | Information Technology | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 — In a new health policy statement,[1] the American College of Cardiology (ACC) identifies how to...

Drinking coffee may be associated with a decreased risk of developing heart failure or having stroke, according to preliminary research presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions in November. Researchers used machine learning to analyze data from the long-running Framingham Heart Study, which includes information about what people eat and their cardiovascular health.

Drinking coffee may be associated with a decreased risk of developing heart failure or having stroke, according to preliminary research presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions in November. Researchers used machine learning to analyze data from the long-running Framingham Heart Study, which includes information about what people eat and their cardiovascular health.

Feature | January 08, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

Toshiba Medical Systems Changes Name to Canon Medical Systems Corp.
News | Business | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — Canon Inc. and Canon Medical Systems Corp. announced the official...

Videos | Cath Lab | January 04, 2018

Bernadette Speiser, BSN, MSN, CCRN, RCIS, a cardiac cath/EP nurse at Palo Alto Veterans Hospital, Palo Alto, Calif...

The latest cardiovascular technology, hottest cardiac technologies of 2017. These videos include the hottest cardiology technology advances of 2017.
Blog | December 29, 2017

There have been many innovative new technologies highlighted at the medical conferences I attended in 2017. Each...

Biosense Webster multi-electrode ablation balloon.

Trials about the use of multi-electrode ablation balloons to more efficiently treat atrial fibrillation were among the top stories in 2017.

Feature | December 28, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) website had another record year with 1.4 million page views in...

CMS Announces Final Changes, Cancellations of Mandatory Bundled Payment Models
News | Business | December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week finalized the cancellation of...

Catheter reprocessing can reduce costs in the cath and EP lab.
Feature | Business | December 19, 2017 | Lars Thording

As payers and other healthcare entities look to better manage costs, especially in the acute care setting, it is...

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Investigational Device Exemption Categorization
News | Business | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a final guidance,...

Edwards Acquires Harpoon Medical
News | Heart Valve Technology | December 07, 2017

December 7, 2017 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced the acquisition of Harpoon Medical Inc., a privately held...

Congressional Budget Office Finds cutting ACA insurance mandate will cause 13 million people to become uninsured, higher insurance premiums. American Heart Association (AHA), #AHA2017
News | Business | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — At the American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting in November, a group of 16 non-partisan...

Studies find 15 percent of all heart attack and stroke patients and 9 percent of CABG patients were uninsured before passage of the Affordable Care Act. AHA 2017, #aha2017
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — The majority of patients without health insurance who were hospitalized for heart attack, stroke...

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