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Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) acquired by Wainscot Media
News | Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology DAIC | January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 — Park Ridge, N.J.-based publisher Wainscot...

Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | January 09, 2020

Richard Botto, CVT, RCSA, chief cardiovascular technologist, division of cardiology, cardiac cath lab, and Melissa...

 Cath Lab Philips Azurion angiography PCI
News | Cardiovascular Business | December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019 — Most patients do not understand or recall information given to them before heart procedures. For...

The high cost of EP mapping and ablation catheters consumes about 60 percent of CMS reimbursement for atrial fibrillation catheter ablation procedures. This has led some hospitals to start reprocessing the catheters to cut costs.

The high cost of EP mapping and ablation catheters consumes about 60 percent of CMS reimbursement for atrial fibrillation catheter ablation procedures. This has led some hospitals to start reprocessing the catheters to cut costs. Photo by Dave Fornell.

Blog | Cardiovascular Business | December 23, 2019

With all eyes on rising healthcare costs, reprocessing of single-use devices has become an increasingly important...

The percentage of women entering the cardiology workforce is low, despite the fact that half of all medical students are women. Despite the low numbers, many women have become luminaries in the field of cardiology, including Dee Dee Wang, M.D., director of advanced cardiovascular imaging at Henry Ford Hospital, pictured here.

The percentage of women entering the cardiology workforce is low, despite the fact that half of all medical students are women. Despite the low numbers, many women have become luminaries in the field of cardiology, including Dee Dee Wang, M.D., director of advanced cardiovascular imaging at Henry Ford Hospital, pictured here.

 

Blog | November 22, 2019

Now, more than ever, the field of cardiology needs women. 

But as the national need for more cardiologists...

Siemens Healthineers Acquires ECG Management Consultants
News | Cardiovascular Business | November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019 — ECG Management Consultants, a leading U.S. healthcare advisory firm, is now part of the global...

Videos | Cardiovascular Business | September 30, 2019

A discussion with Ruth Fisher, MBA, vice president of the...

Scranton Gillette Communications Names Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology Group Publisher and Integrated Media Consultant

Diane Vojcanin (left) was named vice president, group publisher, healthcare group, overseeing Imaging Technology News (ITN) and Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC). Andreja Slapsys (right) was named a healthcare group integrated media consultant.

News | Cardiovascular Business | September 06, 2019

September 6, 2019 — Business-to-business communications company Scranton Gillette Communications has named Diane...

FDA Opens Proposal Solicitation Period for 2020 Experiential Learning Program
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)...

This is a view of the virtual reality system Stanford created to train staff and educate patients and parents about congenital heart conditions and procedures. This video reached more than 36,000 people on Facebook and was the highest performing video from the 2019 Cardiology AI-Med Conference in June.

This is a view of the virtual reality system Stanford created to train staff and educate patients and parents about congenital heart conditions and procedures. This video reached more than 36,000 people on Facebook and was the highest performing video from the 2019 Cardiology Artificial Intelligence AI-Med Conference in June. Here is a link to other AI-Med videos.

Feature | July 02, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

July 2, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

CMS Finalizes Updates to Coverage Policy for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 24, 2019

June 24, 2019 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently finalized its decision to update the...

New Type of Cardiac Care to Cut Imaging Wait Times and Unnecessary Hospital Admissions
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 20, 2019

June 20, 2019 — A new type of care for cardiac patients at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, has the potential to...

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