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Breaking Down the Barriers to Clinical Connectivity in Cardiology

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 Cardiology

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Philips Showcases New Innovations in the Treatment of Heart Rhythm Disorders at EHRA 2022

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 cryo

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GE Healthcare, AliveCor Partnership Aims to Help Reduce Cardiac-Related Hospitalizations

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 continuum

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New Post-Cryptogenic Stroke Remote Telemetry Study Demonstrates Increased AF Detection

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 st

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GE Healthcare's Stress Agent Rapiscan Approved for Use in Stress Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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 who

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February is Heart Health Month - Radiology Plays a Critical Role in Cardiac Health

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 stead

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Athletes Warned Against Potential Dangers of Natural Supplements

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.” “Athlet

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Introducing Lifestyle Interventions in Preschool Lowers Heart Disease Risk

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 unheal

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Vascular Surgeon Successfully Completes First Procedure of its Kind at Leominster Outpatient Center

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 proced

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Expediting Heart Attack Diagnosis With Atellica VTLi Patient-Side Analyzer

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 Pat

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