Health Disparities

This channel contains news that outline disparities in healthcare among some populations and technologies content that may help overcome or reduce these disparities. 

News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

November 17, 2021 — People in the U.S. who live in socially vulnerable neighborhoods, which includes communities with ...

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The two FDA-clear transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) valves on the market, the Edwards Lifesciences Sapien 3 (left) and the Medtronic CoreValve (right).
Feature | Structural Heart

April 30, 2021 – An analysis of growth patterns in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) programs across United ...

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News | Cath Lab

April 29, 2021 – A retrospective analysis of risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD) in young African American ...

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News | Heart Failure

April 26, 2021 – Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States. Heart failure disproportio ...

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Two examples of hand-held, point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) being used to get immediate medical imaging information from patients in underserved areas. Left, a Butterfly Network system using an probe and an app turns a smartphone into an ultrasound system to image a patient at a remote African clinic. Right, a GE vScan being used to image patients in a rural community in Indian as part of an American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) outreach program.
Feature | Health Disparities | By Dave Fornell, Editor

There is a lot of talk about health disparities between the insured vs. uninsured, low-income vs. higher-income, rural ...

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News | Cardiac Diagnostics

February 2, 2021 — A new study has found in the U.S. shows higher economic prosperity was associated with a small ...

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