Anticoagulant Bivalirudin May Improve Outcomes Compared to Heparin
According to a study published in JAMA, patients who experienced a heart attack and underwent a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) show... Read more
Non-Primary Care Settings Can Improve Detection of Hypertension
According to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension , expanding blood pressure screenings to non-primary care settings can... Read more
Videos Help Heart Failure Patients Change Behaviour
Wellflix, a healthcare media start-up, has developed a new idea of a parting gift at discharge for congestive heart failure (CHF) patients.... Read more
New Mathematical Model Helps Digitalise Heart Rhythms
A new mathematical model has been developed by a team of scientists at John Hopkins led by cardiologist and biomedical engineer Hiroshi Ashikaga,... Read more
Patient Outcomes One Year after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
According to a new study published in JAMA, 12,000 patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), death rate after one... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare. Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds... Read more
Prehospital Care for Cardiac Arrest: How to Improve Outcome
More patient lives have been saved after OHCA in recent years, but the... Read more
Culture is King: But Only if You Do These Three Things
But Only if You Do These Three Things The phrase “culture is king”... Read more
eHealth – transforming healthcare in disruptive times
Where is eHealth in Ireland heading and where could it lead us? ... Read more
Unbelievably small and light mechanical chest compression device In case of a sudden cardiac arrest, immediate chest compressions are required. Performing manual chest compressions well for an extended period of time is almost impossible. Thanks to...
The Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...
Emergency monitor and defibrillator with touchscreen The DEFIGARD Touch 7 is an indispensable tool for rescuers. The device is extremely compact and offers the latest defibrillation technology in combination with comprehensive monitoring functions....
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...