The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced March 18, 2020, that all elective surgeries, non-essential medical procedures and dental procedures should be delayed during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2) outbreak.
Interview with Mike Stone, M.D., an emergency physician at Northwest Acute Care Specialists in Portland, Ore., director of point of care ultrasound education at Butterfly Network Inc., and and former chief of the division of emergency ultrasound at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston.
New healthcare technologies are being implemented in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China. This new tech includes artificial intelligence, analytics software, and using drones to make deliveries to hospitals, according to the healthcare market research firm GlobalData.
There are several new tools being added to the clinical armamentarium in the fight against heart failure (HF). These advances in implantable HF technologies offer new approaches to more effectively treat both heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) or preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).
Transradial access for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the U.S. has rapidly grown over the past 20 years, from zero percent to between 40-50 percent of PCI cases.
Nuance Communications Inc. introduced Nuance Cardiovascular CAPD, a new computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) solution designed to help cardiologists improve the quality of complex documentation and the accuracy of reimbursement for cardiac catheterization procedures.
The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has updated its guidelines for using echocardiography to image ischemia.
CAE Healthcare will showcase its mixed reality training solutions for practicing physicians and medical imaging companies for the first time at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2019 meeting.
Interest in distal radial artery access (DRA) is growing rapidly. Among the benefits of DRA are the low risk of entry site bleeding complications and the low rate of radial artery occlusion.[1,2] This is an overview of the benefits of using distal radial vascular access in the area of the anatomical snuff box in the cath lab.
Texas Heart Institute (THI) was awarded a prestigious four-year, $2.39 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore further the development of a novel pacemaker system that is both leadless and wirelessly powered.
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