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Breaking Down the Barriers to Clinical Connectivity in Cardiology
The COVID-19 pandemic didn't create the universe of clinical connectivity across healthcare or cardiology specifically, but it sure helped to speed things along. Recognizing these trends, major associations—including the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and American College of CardiologyRead more
Philips Showcases New Innovations in the Treatment of Heart Rhythm Disorders at EHRA 2022
Integrated portfolio for atrial fibrillation offers solutions across electrophysiology, cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) lead extraction and ECG monitoring New release of KODEX-EPD cardiac imaging and mapping system from Philips incorporates new innovations for RF and cryoRead more
GE Healthcare, AliveCor Partnership Aims to Help Reduce Cardiac-Related Hospitalizations
Physicians accessing GE Healthcare’s MUSE, a cardiac management system that connects to and integrates into the electronic medical record (EMR), can now view and interpret in MUSE ECGs taken by patients using AliveCor’s KardiaMobile 6L personal ECG device, strengthening the care continuumRead more
New Post-Cryptogenic Stroke Remote Telemetry Study Demonstrates Increased AF Detection
As an initial remote monitoring diagnostic approach, Philips BioTel Heart MCOT detected 4.6 times more patients with atrial fibrillation compared to implantable loop recorder alone Almost eight times lower costs were achieved with improved detection rates and reduction of secondary stRead more
GE Healthcare's Stress Agent Rapiscan Approved for Use in Stress Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Already used in Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) for adult patients, Rapiscan is now approved for use in stress Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CMR) Rapiscan, a pharmacological stress agent, is an alternative for patients whoRead more
February is Heart Health Month - Radiology Plays a Critical Role in Cardiac Health
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number one cause of death and disability globally. Hypertension is a leading risk factor for CVD and causes over 10 million deaths worldwide each year. Over the last 30 years, deaths and disability from cardiovascular disease have been steadRead more
Athletes Warned Against Potential Dangers of Natural Supplements
“Nutritional supplements are commonly viewed as risk-free substances that may improve performance,” states the paper. “Some nutritional supplements, including various plant and ‘natural’ extracts, may pose a serious health risk and athletes may even risk contravening anti-doping rules.” “AthletRead more
Introducing Lifestyle Interventions in Preschool Lowers Heart Disease Risk
Implementing school-based programs aimed at teaching healthy cardiovascular health habits as early as preschool can achieve lasting lifestyle changes in children, according to a review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology . Previous studies have found that unhealRead more
Vascular Surgeon Successfully Completes First Procedure of its Kind at Leominster Outpatient Center
Vascular surgeon and founding member of The Vascular Care Group Dr. Stephen Hoenig (far right) with his team, including Dr. Sebastian DiDato (second from left), who recently helped him successfully complete a percutaneous femoral-popliteal artery bypass at the Leominster location, the first procedRead more
Expediting Heart Attack Diagnosis With Atellica VTLi Patient-Side Analyzer
Expediting triage times for patients presenting with heart attack symptoms enhances patient care and helps against Emergency Department overcrowding – a patient safety issue and a world-wide public health problem that contributes to cardiac deaths. 1 The Siemens Healthineers Atellica VTLi PatRead more
Advance your critical care testing with easy-to-use, trusted technology Designed to meet the challenges of point-of-care settings, RAPIDPoint ® 500 Blood Gas Systems leverage proven Siemens technology to deliver...
An alternative to Tropinin I that aids in diagnosing acute myocardial infarction The Acute Care™ CK-MB assay is an in vitro diagnostic...
Stratus® CS 200 Acute Care™ Troponin Analyzer The Stratus ® CS Analyzer* for acute care diagnostics provides quantitative cardiac assays for fast, accurate evaluation of patients presenting with suspected myocardial ischemia. Its efficiency...
Helping detect potential pregnancies in cardiac patients to guide diagnostic testing decisions Running STAT βhCG ensures clinicians...