Good Communication Helps Improve Heart Patient Outcomes
New research findings support evidence showing that effective patient-physician communication has a positive effect on the patient's health.... Read more
Study: Anticoagulant Apixaban Better than Warfarin
Patients with atrial fibrillation have a substantially reduced risk of dangerous bleeding in the brain ("intracranial haemorrhage") when taking... Read more
Cardiac Arrest Patients Do Better If Admitted to Specialist Centre
For cardiac arrest patients, admission to a specialist heart centre rather than to the nearest general hospital is associated with improved... Read more
Cardiac Lead Extractions Safer in High Volume Centres
New research published in European Heart Journal indicates that cardiac lead extraction is safer in a high volume centre compared to a low volume... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
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
What Are the Keys to Attracting and Retaining Qualified Staff in Healthcare?
For the CEO 's of many organisations in the healthcare industry, attracting... Read more
Vasoactive medication and RCTs - an impossible marriage
A review and introduction of the concept “enough.” We provide... Read more
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...
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...
Proven 6-channel ECG performance The most important cardiopulmonary function tests are combined in one single device: resting ECG and exercise ECG. Ready for networking with XML output.
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....