Cardiovascular Business

The cardiovascular business channel offers news and new technologies to aid the business management of the cardiovascular service line.

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...

Survey Examines Impact of Bundled Payments Ahead of Expected New CMS Programs
News | Cardiovascular Business | October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017 — According to a recent survey, participation in...

BTG Acquires Roxwood Medical
News | Cardiovascular Business | October 05, 2017

October 5, 2017 — BTG plc announced it has acquired Roxwood Medical, provider of advanced cardiovascular specialty...

Philips IntelliSpace cardiovascular information system (CVIS)

The Philips IntelliSpace is an example of the newer generation of cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) that can consolidate all cardiology department data sources into one location.

Feature | Cardiac PACS | October 04, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Consolidation of data in one location to improve efficiency and enable data analytics, as well as smooth integration...

For U.S. Cardiologists. Age and Income Continue to Rise
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | October 03, 2017

October 3, 2017 — Despite expectations to the contrary, a new survey from cardiovascular healthcare consulting firm...

News | Cardiovascular Business | October 02, 2017

October 2, 2017 — Cardiovascular healthcare membership organization and performance community MedAxiom announced its...

Vascular screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and hypertension during the VIVA Study in Denmark

Vascular screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and hypertension during the VIVA Study. Photo credit: Lisbeth Hasager Justesen, Viborg Hospital.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 — A new screening program for vascular disease saves one life for every 169 men assessed,...

Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the promotion of Juan F. Granada, M.D., as the foundation’s president and chief executive officer (CEO). CRF sponsors TCT.

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the promotion of Juan F. Granada, M.D., as the foundation’s president and chief executive officer (CEO).

Feature | Cath Lab | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 – The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)...

Veniti Announces Boston Scientific Distribution Agreement for Vici Venous Stent
News | Venous Therapies | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — Veniti Inc. announced that Boston Scientific will distribute the Vici Venous Stent under a...

An example of advanced image guidance for complex EP and cath lab procedures.

An example of advanced visualization and image navigation technologies from Philips to improve accuracy, speed and enable more complex transcatheter procedures. 

Blog | Cardiovascular Business | September 08, 2017

A cardiovascular service line manager reader of DAIC recently e-mailed me and asked if I had a list of the top...

Abbott. St. Jude Medical has updated its firmware to address cybersecurity issues with its Allure Quadra MP and other EP devices

Abbott. St. Jude Medical has updated its firmware to address cybersecurity issues with its Allure Quadra MP and other EP devices.

Feature | EP Lab | August 29, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 29, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a firmware update that is now available to...

Blog | Cardiovascular Business | August 18, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in August announced a proposed rule to cancel the Episode...

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns have increased dramatically as EMRs and medical devices become more digitally connected.

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns have increased dramatically as EMRs and medical devices become more digitally connected.

Feature | Cybersecurity | August 18, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 17, 2017 — Cybersecurity has become a growing concern in healthcare as patient data, medical systems and...

CMS considers eliminating cardiac bundled payments.
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the...

CMS is considering eliminating or changing bundled payments for cardiac rehabilitation.

CMS considers eliminating or changing bundled payments for cardiac rehabilitation.

News | Cardiovascular Business | August 14, 2017 | Dave Fornell

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