Avoid white-coat hypertension with home monitoring
An intervention that helped patients monitor their blood pressures at home resulted in improved hypertension control and reduced medical... Read more
Food insecurity increases kids' risk for high blood pressure
Food insecurity – i.e., poor access to nutritional foods – is an under-recognised contributor to health disparities. New research indicates... Read more
#ESC2018: More or less testing? Imaging cardiomyopathy in daily clinical practice
When it comes to imaging for ischaemic and non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy, clinicians should use their clinical acumen in order to decide... Read more
#ESC2018: Routine clock drawing cognitive test useful in high blood pressure patients
According to research presented at ESC Congress 2018, a clock drawing test for detecting cognitive dysfunction should be conducted routinely... Read more
#ESC2018: Deep forehead wrinkles signal higher risk for cardiovascular mortality
According to research presented at the ESC Congress 2018, people who have lots of deep forehead wrinkles, more than is typical for their... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart Foundation. I initiated the foundation of the Herzstiftung Olten 25 years ago. I realised, that a national organisation has difficulty to reach people on the ground. National heart foundations are usually supporting cardiovascular research and besides are active in making... Read more
A gynaecardiologist means a cardiologist for women. I want better cardiovascular healthcare for females, but I also want a better position for female cardiologists. In the U.S. and many other countries the position of a female cardiologist is still very inferior compared to the male. I know that female cardiologists are more interested in the... Read more
Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic experience and intensive training. Despite how simple it sounds, becoming a cardiologist is in fact, not an easy task. It may be tough to get your foot in the door and it is indeed, a long process but with hard work and dedication, you’ll get there in the end. If you aspire... Read more
Don't Forget to Ask! The Patient and Relative Perspective
There has been good progress in the last decade to ensure that the patient... Read more
Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership
Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number... 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
The Serie TEE is the first washer-disinfector specially designed for cardiac transesophageal probes . For efficiency of cardiology departments Safe and fully automated, this reliable and fast probe reprocessor offers a complete reprocessing...
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...
By lifting up the device cover, the FRED PA-1 starts up immediately and guides the rescuer step-by-step during the entire resuscitation process. The FRED PA-1 is available either as semi-automatic or fully automatic device.In its automatic version,...
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...
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...