cybersecurity of ICDs, cyber security of medical devices

The FDA has concerns about the cybersecurity of implantable medical devices with wireless connections for patient monitoring or adjustments to how the device functions. Changing the function of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) using wireless access to the device could present a major patient safety issue.

News | Information Technology | December 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

As wearable and implantable patient monitoring or therapy devices become more sophisticated with advanced wireless...

ACC guidelines, PCI, CABG, revascularization
News | Cath Lab | December 29, 2016

December 29, 2016 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with several partnering organizations, recently...

bundled payments for cardiology, CMS cardiac reimbursements, cardiology fee for value payments
Feature | Business | December 28, 2016

December 29, 2016 — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized new Medicare alternative payment...

Heart attack, heart failure, Cimaglermin
News | Pharmaceuticals | December 28, 2016

December 28, 2016 — Cimaglermin, a new experimental drug, may help restore cardiac function after heart failure,...

Pantheris, OCT, Avinger, Lightbox L250
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | December 23, 2016

December 23, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a new 510(k) clearance for Avinger’s...

Absorb, bioresorbable stent, BVS, top cardiology story of 2016

The FDA clearance of the first fully bioresorbable stent, the Abbott Absorb BVS, was by far the top story of 2016. Readers clearly had a massive interest in this technology based on their page views of this article, related bioresorbable stent content and a video interviews with key ABSORB study investigators.

Feature | December 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) website had a record year in 2016, breaking 1 million page views...

videos, cardiology videos, DAIC, PulseTV, pulse TV
Feature | December 19, 2016

There were more than 38,250 page views for video content on Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology’s (DAIC)...

Videos | Radiation Dose Management | December 19, 2016

Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, Ph.D., chief physicist and professor of radiology and radiological science at Johns Hopkins...

BioTrace Medical, Tempo Temporary Pacing Lead, TAVR
News | Heart Valve Technology | December 19, 2016

December 19, 2016 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced the first commercial use of the company’s Tempo Temporary Pacing...

Biotronik, Pulsar-18 bare metal self-expanding stent, BMS SE, BIOFLEX PEACE trial, 12-month results, VEITHsymposium 2016
News | Stents Peripheral | December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 — Biotronik announced the presentation of data confirming the efficacy of the Pulsar-18...

LimFlow System, critical limb ischemia, CLI, CE Mark
News | Stents Peripheral | December 08, 2016

December 8, 2016 — LimFlow SA announced in November that it received the CE Mark for its fully percutaneous LimFlow...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Angiography | December 07, 2016

Shimadzu's latest generation interventional lab angiography imaging system, the Trinias, enables advanced imaging...

Lotus Edge valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Boston Scientific announced a definitive agreement to acquire certain manufacturing assets and...

Impella CP, Abiomed
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Abiomed Inc. announced it has expanded its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...

Vascular Solutions, Teleflex
Feature | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. and Vascular Solutions Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a...

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