Cardiovascular Business

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

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 | Wearables | 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,...

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