Cardiovascular Business

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A hands-on-training session at TCT 2018 that instructed interventional cardiologists how to use an intra-cardiac echo (ICE) catheter to image the chambers inside the heart with a catheter based ultrasound imaging system.  The training area was sponsored by Siemens Healthineers

A Siemens-sponsored hands-on-training session at TCT 2018 that instructed interventional cardiologists how to use an intra-cardiac echo (ICE) catheter to image the chambers inside the heart with a catheter based ultrasound imaging system.  Regular training is needed to build customer satisfaction, especially in light of regular staff turnover.

Feature | Cardiovascular Business | October 10, 2018 | John Larson

Years ago, I owned a computer that ran a spreadsheet program called Lotus 1-2-3. After about a year, I needed to...

An example of a comprehensive CVIS is the ScImage Picom 365 system, which includes several sub-speciality reporting modules to eliminate the need for several different, disparate reporting systems in the cardiology department. Also called cardiac PACS cardiovascular information and imaging systems.

An example of a comprehensive CVIS is the ScImage Picom 365 system, which includes several subspeciality reporting modules to eliminate the need for several different, disparate reporting systems in the cardiology department. 

Feature | Cardiac PACS | October 05, 2018 | Val Kapitula RT(R), PMP, CIIP

“I don’t trust anything that’s being portrayed in the marketing brochures and will believe it only when the solution...

GlobalData: Amazon Poised to Make Huge Strides in Healthcare
News | Cardiovascular Business | August 31, 2018

August 31, 2018 — A new report from data and analytics company GlobalData suggests that Amazon is poised to make...

CMS Proposes Overhaul of Medicare's Accountable Care Organization Program
News | Cardiovascular Business | August 09, 2018

August 9, 2018 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule August 9 that would...

News | Venous Therapies | August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has signed an agreement to...

Boston Scientific Closes Claret Medical Acquisition, Announces Positive Reimbursement Decision
News | Embolic Protection Devices | August 03, 2018

August 3, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has recently closed its...

ECRI Institute Announces New Clinical Guideline Repository Website
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 — Following the deactivation of the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) by the Agency for...

A CoreValve TAVR valve seen in a CT scan looking down from the aortic arch into the left ventricle using reconstruction software from TeraRecon.

A CoreValve TAVR valve seen in a CT scan looking down from the aortic arch into the left ventricle using reconstruction software from TeraRecon.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 — A new multi-societal expert consensus document has been released that summarizes the position of...

Boston Scientific to Acquire Cryterion Medical Inc.
News | Ablation Systems | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. recently announced a definitive agreement to...

ICD Placements Not Meeting Medicare Coverage Criteria Decline After Overuse Investigation Announced
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — Placement of...

HeartFlow Announces New Commercial Coverage With UnitedHealthcare
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 03, 2018

July 3, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that UnitedHealthcare now...

Digital mHealth advances like wearable heart monitors, use of smartphone apps and artificial intelligence will reshape the standard of care in the coming years according to three recent JACC articles.

Digital mHealth advances like wearable heart monitors, smartphone apps and artificial intelligence will reshape the standard of care in the coming years according to three recent JACC articles.

Feature | Information Technology | June 05, 2018

June 5, 2018 — The future of cardiovascular care will be transformed by advances in artificial intelligence, digital...

FDA Issues Proposed Order to Reclassify Certain Radiological Medical Image Analyzers
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | June 01, 2018

June 1, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a proposed order to reclassify certain...

Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Offers Recommendations to Prepare for Cybersecurity Threats to Cardiac Implantable Devices in new consensus document. #HRS2018
Feature | Cybersecurity | May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released...

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