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Cardiology Practices May 30, 2024

The Disappearance of Private Practice Cardiology May 30, 2024

In the not too distant past, the vast majority of cardiologists worked their entire careers in private practice, but a range of economic and administrative changes have driven around 70% of US cardiologists into hospital and corporate employment. In today’s issue, we’re diving into cardiology’s employment shift, and what the future holds for private practice cardiologists.

Electrophysiology May 23, 2024

Cardiac Wire’s Top Six Takeaways from HRS 2024 May 23, 2024

The HRS 2024 meeting is now complete, after over 9,500 electrophysiology professionals converged in Boston to witness EP medicine evolve in front of their eyes. Among dozens of highlights, here are the Cardiac Wire’s six biggest trends emerging from HRS24.

Artificial Intelligence May 20, 2024

AI Clearances Surge, Cardio AI Share Declines May 20, 2024

The FDA published its latest Healthcare AI Database last week, featuring a massive 882 AI-enabled medical device clearances, and highlighting some interesting trends in cardiovascular AI.

Heart Failure May 16, 2024

Aficamten Shines in SEQUOIA-HCM Trial May 16, 2024

Cytokinetics’ obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy drug aficamten excelled in its SEQUOIA-HCM Phase 3 trial, significantly improving peak oxygen uptake, while achieving all secondary effectiveness and safety endpoints.

Imaging May 13, 2024

FFRCT Slashes PAD + CAD Mortality May 13, 2024

A study in the Journal of Vascular Surgery revealed that adding FFRCT assessments to patient workups prior to peripheral artery disease surgeries has a massive impact on coronary artery disease detection, treatments, and long-term outcomes.

Preventive Cardiology May 9, 2024

America’s CKM Syndrome Problem May 9, 2024

A new JAMA study revealed that a shocking 90% of US adults are at risk of developing cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic syndrome, underscoring the need for preventative action before we face a wave of CKM-related heart disease.

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