Heart Failure

NICE Recommends Boston Scientific CRT-Ds With EnduraLife Battery Technology for Heart Failure Treatment
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017 — The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently issued medical technology...

SCAI, MEDCAC panel, health outcomes, heart failure, treatment technologies
News | Heart Failure | April 04, 2017

April 4, 2017 — This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) convened a panel of the Medicare...

CardioMEMS, heart failure, PA pressure monitoring, ACC17
News | March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 — New late-breaking featured clinical research presented today adds strong clinical support for...

marijuana use, increased risk, stroke, heart failure, ACC 2017 study
News | Stroke | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — Using marijuana raises the risk of...

News | Heart Failure | March 08, 2017

March 8, 2017 — A Whitehall, Ohio man is the first in the United States to undergo a brand new treatment designed to...

Medtronic, CRT-D, REVERSE Trial analysis, cost-effectiveness, Michael R. Gold, JACC Heart Failure
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | March 07, 2017

March 7, 2017 — Medtronic plc recently announced an economic analysis of five-year data showing that patients with...

BioVentrix, Revivent TC Transcatheter Ventricular Enhancement System, reimbursement, Germany
News | Heart Failure | March 02, 2017

March 2, 2017 — BioVentrix Inc. announced that InEk, the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System, has...

Videos | Heart Failure | February 27, 2017

Ursula Wright, MSN/MBA, FNP-BC, from Mercy Health System, explains how the nation's fifth largest Catholic health...

ACC, Haymarket Medical Education, HME, myCME, RightSTEPS initiative, prescribing behavior, chronic heart failure
News | Heart Failure | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Haymarket Medical Education (HME) and myCME have...

Mercy, HIMSS 2017, Enterprise Davies Award, health information technology
News | Information Technology | February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017 — Mercy, the fifth largest Catholic healthcare system in the nation, was named a 2016 Healthcare...

 Intra-atrial shunt device (IASD) to lower left atrial pressure by creating a small left atrial to right atrial shunt.  Abraham said these devices are in early stage development with small studies to show proof of concept and demonstrate safety.

The Corvia Intra-atrial shunt device (IASD) lowers left atrial pressure by creating a small left atrial to right atrial shunt. Preliminary clinical studies have shown promise for these types of devices to improve HFpEF patient outcomes.

Feature | Heart Failure | February 10, 2017 | Dave Fornell

 

In the past few years there have been a number of device therapies developed to treat heart failure (HF)....

CAMC, Charleston Area Medical Center, congestive heart failure readmissions, SmarTigr patient engagement system, TeleHealth Services
News | Patient Engagement | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) has documented reduced readmissions for...

UTSW, new cancer drug, heart failure, tissue repair
News | Heart Failure | February 07, 2017

February 7, 2017 — A new anticancer agent in development promotes regeneration of damaged heart muscle — an...

Penn Medicine, heart failure causes, YAP and TAZ proteins, Journal of Clinical Investigation study
News | Heart Failure | February 07, 2017

February 7, 2017 — Of the more than 700,000 Americans who suffer a heart attack each year, about a quarter go on to...

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