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DAIC Earns Azbee National Bronze Award for Social Media Presence
News | Cardiovascular Business | May 10, 2019
May 10, 2019 — Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) earned a Bronze Award at the 2019 National Azbee Awards...
According to the National Association of County and City Health Officials, only 33 percent of the organizations plan against cybersecurity threats and initiate patient identity protection protocols.

According to the National Association of County and City Health Officials, only 33 percent of the organizations plan against cybersecurity threats and initiate patient identity protection protocols. 

Feature | Cybersecurity | May 06, 2019 | Maxim Chernyak
As the National Association of County and City Health Officials state, healthcare breaches remained to be costly and...
Cath lab staff working as a team to prepare for a procedure at Presbyterian Medical Center Cardiac Cath Lab, Charlotte N.C. Pictured are Barry Horsey RCIS, Emily Luna RN, RCIS, Adam Martin RCIS, Caleadia Jessup RN.

Cath lab staff working as a team to prepare for a procedure at Presbyterian Medical Center Cardiac Cath Lab, Charlotte N.C. Pictured are Barry Horsey RCIS, Emily Luna, RN, RCIS, Adam Martin, RCIS, Caleadia Jessup, RN.

Feature | Cardiovascular Business | May 03, 2019 | Ruben Filimonczuk, RCES, AS-PMD
One of the most promising areas for innovation in healthcare is to be found in the workforce – both in hiring and...
Fail-safe Program for New Medical Technology Focuses on Patient Safety
News | Cardiovascular Business | April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019 — New medical technology offers the promise of improving patient care, as well as the potential for harm...
Medicare Trustees Report Hospital Insurance Trust Fund Will Deplete in Seven Years
News | Cardiovascular Business | April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019 — The Medicare Hospital Insurance (HI) Trust Fund, which funds Medicare Part A, will only be able to pay...
Foreign-trained doctors now make up one-third of cardiologists in the United States and help make up for the U.S. overall shortage of physicians. Pictured here is co-author of this article Mandeep R. Mehra, MBBS, MSc, FRCP, who is an example of the contribution international physicians have made in the U.S. He is medical director of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center.

Foreign-trained doctors now make up one-third of cardiologists in the United States and help make up for the overall shortage of physicians. Pictured here is co-author of this article Mandeep R. Mehra, MBBS, MSc, FRCP, who is an example of the contribution international physicians have made in the U.S. He is medical director of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, The William Harvey Distinguished Chair in Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine, and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is past-president of both the Heart Failure Society of America and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 

Feature | Cardiovascular Business | April 15, 2019 | William W. Pinsky, M.D., FAAP, FACC, and Mandeep R. Mehra, MBBS, MSc , FRCP
As we strive to process today’s successive news cycles involving negative reports about immigration, it is easy for...
 The ScImage cloud-based PICOM365 enterprise cardiology is one of the newer generation echo reporting solutions that offers several ways to streamline workflow.

 The ScImage cloud-based PICOM365 enterprise cardiology is one of the newer generation echo reporting solutions that offers several ways to streamline workflow.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 08, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Echocardiography reporting systems are usually integrated with, or offered as an add-on module for a cardiovascular...
The top cardiac technology news item in March was the FDA clearing the MitraClip for use in heart failure patients with functional mitral regurgitation based on the very positive results of the COAPT Trial.

The top cardiac technology news item in March was the FDA clearing the MitraClip for use in heart failure patients with functional mitral regurgitation based on the very positive results of the COAPT Trial.

Feature | April 01, 2019
April 1, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...
Videos | March 28, 2019
Interview with Frederick Masoudi, M.D., FACC, FAHA, professor of cardiology at the University of Colorado Hospital, and...
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to update its national coverage policy for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The current national coverage determination, effective May 1, 2012, established CMS coverage for TAVR under Coverage with Evidence Development (CED). Since the finalization of the 2012 national coverage determination, TAVR programs have been established in more than 500 hospitals across the country.
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to update its national coverage policy...
Videos | Cardiovascular Business | March 26, 2019
William Pinsky, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist and CEO of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (...
ACC Combines NCDR, Accreditation Into New Quality Summit
News | Cardiovascular Business | March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 — The American College of Cardiology’s first annual ACC Quality Summit, held March 13-15 in New Orleans...
Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology Named 2019 Azbee Awards Finalist for Social Media
News | Cardiovascular Business | March 08, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
March 8, 2019 — Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) was named a finalist in the Social Media Presence...
 FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Announces Resignation
News | Cardiovascular Business | March 05, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
March 5, 2019 — U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., resigned from his position...
Dictation by radiologist using Nuance's technology. More powerful, intelligent voice operated systems were demonstrated at HIMSS 2019 as a way to help reduce physician burn out when using EHRs.

Dictation by radiologist using Nuance's technology. More powerful, intelligent voice operated systems were demonstrated at HIMSS 2019 as a way to help reduce physician burn out when using EHRs. 

Feature | HIMSS | March 05, 2019 | Alex Green, Signify Research
Here are some takeaway insights on key technologies highlighted at the Healthcare Information Management and Systems...