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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 | Cardiovascular 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 | Cardiovascular 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 | Cardiovascular 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 | Cardiovascular 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 | Cardiovascular 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...

5 Tips for Medical Device Engineers on FDA Design Controls
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | November 24, 2017 | Jon Speer

If you are an engineer in the medical device industry, you probably have a love/hate relationship with the FDA-...

Videos | Cardiovascular Business | November 09, 2017

A discussion with Peter L. Duffy, M.D., MMM, FACC, FSCAI CPE, interventional cardiologist and former director of...

SCAI Successful in Securing Inpatient Status for AMI-PCI Patients
News | Cardiovascular Business | November 09, 2017

November 9, 2017 — In the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions’ (SCAI)...

VitalConnect Raises $38 Million in Series C Equity Financing
News | Wearable Sensors | November 03, 2017

November 3, 2017 — VitalConnect Inc. announced the fourth and final Series C closing, bringing the total Series C...

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