Search Tag: Arrhythmia

Executive Health Management

Precision health and population health: can they intersect effectively?

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head... Read more

Cardiology Management

Stress related disorders and risk of cardiovascular disease

2019 17 Apr

Most people these days face some form of stress. It might be due to work pressure, loss of a loved one, a life-threatening illness, violence, a natural disaster, etc. More and more evidence now suggests that such adversities can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity, injury, infection, and certain autoimmune diseases.  The largest... Read more

Cardiology Management

Annual Heart Rhythm Congress

2019 06 Oct

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Executive Health Management

Strategic Partnership Between Siemens & Imricor to Improve Procedures with MRI Scans of the Heart

2017 10 May

Collaboration to develop an integrated solution for treating arrhythmia The shared goal is to increase precision and improve treatment outcomes   Siemens Healthineers is joining forces with U.S.-based Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. to develop an integrated solution that combines the clinical benefits of real-time MRI scans with 3D-guided... Read more

Cardiology Management

Azithromycin Not Linked to Increased Arrhythmia Risk

2017 18 Apr

The commonly used antibiotic azithromycin is not linked to an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia, an often life-threatening rapid, irregular heartbeat, according to a large study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal. This finding provides clarity among conflicting results from previous studies that investigated whether people taking... Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart Rhythm Congress 2016

2016 09 Oct

We look forward to welcoming delegates to the next HRC at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham UK on  9-12 October 2016 . The largest heart rhythm event in the UK, Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) provides unrivalled opportunity for health care professionals interested in the management of arrhythmias to share effective practice, show... Read more

Cardiology Management

Overreliance on Monitoring Telemetry Systems

2015 26 Oct

Healthcare providers typically rely on automated arrhythmia detection algorithms in physiologic monitoring systems to help them identify of any critical or abnormal changes in a patient's ECG. However, the ECRI Institute recently published a report that talks about the hazards of overrelying on these monitoring systems.  There is no doubt that these... Read more

Cardiology Management

Controlling Heart Waves with Light

2015 21 Oct

A team of researchers from Stony Brook University and Oxford University have found a way to control the electrical waves of the heart - using light. The findings are published in Nature Photonics.   The rhythm of the heart is regulated by electrical waves. If this rhythm goes awry, it may result in potentially fatal arrhythmia. Currently, there... Read more