Floyd Medical Center Acquires Quartet of Toshiba Cardiac Ultrasound Systems
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 — Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga., recently installed three new Aplio 500 Platinum CV ultrasound...

Cardiac CT scan showing plaque and calcification in the coronary arteries, from a Toshiba CT scanner
News | Business | July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) created a reimbursement fee chart for...

Videos | Cardiovascular Surgery | July 19, 2017

This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 19, 2017

This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is...

Guerbet Announces Plans to Streamline Contrast Media Portfolio, gadolinium MRI contrast
News | Contrast Media | July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 — Guerbet recently announced that it will phase out sales throughout the world of two products:...

CareSelect Declared Fully Qualified Clinical Decision Support Mechanism by CMS
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 — National Decision Support Company announced the full qualification of its CareSelect Platform as a...

Videos | Cardiac Imaging | July 18, 2017

Leslee Shaw, Ph.D., director of clinical research and professor of medicine at Emory University, Atlanta, and past-...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 18, 2017

Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, professor of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, endowed chair of...

Low Doses of Radiation Could Harm Cardiovascular Health
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — Ionizing radiation, such as X-rays, has a harmful effect on the cardiovascular system even at doses...

ACR Offers Revised Contrast Media in Imaging Manual
News | Contrast Media | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently revised its authoritative guide for the safe and...

Automated medical imaging views using deep learning, artificial intelligence, Philips Epiq

GE, Siemens and Philips are among the echocardiography vendors that incorporate deep learning algorithms into its echo software to help automatically extract standard imaging views from 3-D ultrasound datasets. This is an example of the Philips Epiq system, which uses the vendor's Anatomical Intelligence software to define the anatomical structures and automatically display standard diagnostic views of the anatomy without human intervention. This can greatly speed workflow and reduce inter-operator variability. 

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 17, 2017 | Oksana Bandura

Medical image analysis based on artificial intelligence (AI) employ convolutional neural networks, support vector...

CMS Proposes Delaying Clinical Decision Support Documentation to 2019
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 14, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

July 14, 2017 — In a series of proposed rule changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) released July 13...

Videos | Business | July 13, 2017

Randall Thompson, M.D., professor of medicine at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, attending cardiologist,...

FFR-CT, heartflow

An example of an FFR-CT image, showing the FFR values for all coronary vessel segments and the reduction in hemodynamic flow after specific lesions.

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 — The American Medical Association (AMA) has granted a Category III Tracking Code for estimated...

Ziosoft's PhyZiodynamics 4-D processing showing a replaced aortic valve

An example of Ziosoft's PhyZiodynamics 4-D processing showing a replaced aortic valve.

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 — At the 2017 annual meeting for the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), Ziosoft...

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