Cardiovascular Business

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

FFR-CT, heartflow

An example of an FFR-CT image, showing the FFR values for all coronary vessel segments and the reduction in hemodynamic flow after specific lesions.

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 — The American Medical Association (AMA) has granted a Category III Tracking Code for estimated...

Edwards Sapien 3 cleared by FDA to use for valve in valve mitral procedures

One of the top stories for the month was the Edwards Sapien 3 TAVR valve gaining FDA clearance for use in transcatheter valve-in-valve aortic and mitral procedures. 

Feature | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Videos | Clinical Decision Support | June 29, 2017

Rami Doukky, M.D., system chair, Division of Cardiology, professor of medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals...

Philips acquires purchases Spectranetics
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 — Philips Healthcare...

Senate Delays Final Vote on ACA Repeal Legislation
News | Cardiovascular Business | June 27, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

June 27, 2017 — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and fellow Republicans announced Tuesday that a final...

Videos | Cardiovascular Business | June 23, 2017

Linda Gillam, M.D., MPH, FACC, FAHA, FASE, chair, cardiovascular medicine, Atlantic Health System, suggests how...

Senate Reveals First Healthcare Bill Draft
News | Cardiovascular Business | June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 — Senate Republicans led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) unveiled the discussion draft of...

Videos | Cardiovascular Business | June 06, 2017

Andrea Natale, M.D., FACC, FHRS, FESC, executive medical director, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's...

Biosense Webster's multi-electrode RF ablation balloon

The most popular technology in May was the first data released on Biosense Webster's multi-electrode RF ablation balloon with irrigation. The system allows operators to change the energy levels of each electrode to avoid damaging sensitive underlying critical structures like the esophagus or phrenic nerve.

Feature | June 01, 2017 | Dave Fornell

June 1, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Cost comparison between NOACs, novel oral anticoagulants
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 – The results from the first real-world, matched head-to-head study comparing all-cause healthcare...

Society of Interventional Radiology Backs Reallocations Bill for Graduate Medical Education
News | Interventional Radiology | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 — Fourteen members of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) took to Capitol Hill recently to...

DAIC reaches 1 million pageviews using SEO and social media
Feature | May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 — Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) won the 2017 Azbee National Bronze Award and the...

Memorial Hospital of Gulfport used a McKesson, Change Healthcare, cardiovascular information system (CVIS) to improve workflow efficiency

Memorial Hospital has increased efficiency using a single cardiovascular information management database. 

Case Study | Cardiac PACS | May 23, 2017

Located along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is a nonprofit, 445-bed facility originally...

Cindy Grines, MD, is the chair of cardiology at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.
News | Cardiovascular Business | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Northwell Health recently announced that Cindy Grines, M.D., one of the nation’s pre-eminent...

House Passes American Health Care Act, Obamacare repeal
News | Cardiovascular Business | May 04, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

May 4, 2017 — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved the American Health Care Act, the...

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