Search Tag: cardiac disease

Cardiology Management

Patients Not Negatively Affected When Cardiologists Are Away

2014 23 Dec

According to a report published by JAMA Internal Medicine, having cardiologists away from hospitals for national cardiology meetings did not negatively affect Medicare patients admitted for heart conditions.   A large number of cardiologists take time off work to attend cardiology meetings. To date, how their absence affects patients was unknown. Anupam... Read more

IT Management

Face Time for A-Fib Diagnosis

2014 04 Sep

The results of a pilot project were recently published in the journal Heart Rhythm and demonstrate that subtle changes in skin colour can be used to detect the uneven blood flow caused by atrial fibrillation. This technology, developed in a partnership between the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Xerox, uses a web camera... Read more

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