Statins and Drug-Drug Interactions: AHA Scientific Statement
The American Heart Association (AHA) has released guidance on managing drug interactions of statins with other heart disease medications. The... Read more
Current Models Do Not Predict Atrial Fibrillation Risk Accurately
In a study published in the JAMA Cardiology , Darbar and colleagues found that the risk prediction model for atrial fibrillation (AF) developed... Read more
High-Performance Hospitals Keep AMI Patients Alive in the Long Term
According to a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine by Yale School of Medicine researchers, short- and long-term risk... Read more
Therapeutic Hypothermia Decreases Chances of Survival
A cohort study of data on 26,183 patients resuscitated from an in-hospital cardiac arrest found that patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia... 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
New hospital policies and procedures required for patient safety
Eighteen Actionable Patient Safety Solutions are the key to zero p... Read more
A multimodal system for the diagnosis of breast cancer: the SOLUS project
SOLUS is developing a multimodal breast imaging system involving diffuse... 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...