Cardiology Business 20220724
Cardiac Tests & Procedures Cost Variability 20220724
A new JAMA study found substantial cost variations in common cardiovascular tests and procedures across top US hospitals.
Cardiovascular Disease 20220720
Race and Cardiovascular Health 20220720
Two papers revealed considerable gaps in cardiovascular mortality between Black and White adults, despite improving trends overall.
Cardiology Business 20220715
Medtronic and CathWorks Partner on FFRangio 20220715
Medtronic is tightening its ties to CathWorks through a $75M investment while laying the groundwork for a future acquisition.
Preventive Cardiology 20220713
New Findings Reignite REDUCE-IT Concerns 20220713
The cardiology community is revisiting the high-impact and controversial REDUCE-IT study in light of new evidence that suggests the study’s placebo, mineral oil, is harmful.
Cardiovascular Disease 20220708
Increased CVD Risk for Cancer Survivors 20220708
Johns Hopkins researchers find cancer survivors face an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life.
Cardiology Policy 20220705
Roe v. Wade’s Cardiology Impact 20220705
The fall of Roe V. Wade garnered reactions from cardiologists across the country, many emphasizing the burden pregnancy places on the heart– literally– and how the Supreme Court’s decision may endanger patients.
Surgeries & Interventions 20220627
DECAAF II: Simple Ablation is Best 20220627
The debate around atrial fibrillation ablation procedures gained clarity last week, when the groundbreaking DECAAF II trial revealed that more aggressive treatment did not lead to better patient outcomes – and even increased health risks for patients with advanced AFib.
Artificial Intelligence 20220620
Automating Stress Echo 20220620
A new JACC study showed that Ultromics’ EchoGo Pro AI solution can accurately classify stress echocardiograms, while improving clinician performance with a particularly challenging and operator-dependent exam.
Chest Pain Implications 20220613
The major cardiac imaging societies weighed-in on the AHA/ACC’s new Chest Pain Guidelines, highlighting the notable shifts coming to cardiac imaging, and the adjustments they could require.
Cardiac Imaging 20220606
Untapped CAC 20220606
A new AJR study out of Toronto General Hospital highlighted the largely-untapped potential of non-gated chest CT CAC scoring, and the significant impact it could have with widespread adoption.
Artificial Intelligence 20220601
Cleerly’s Downstream Effect 20220601
disease (CAD) more accurately than myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI), and could substantially reduce unnecessary invasive angiographies.
Artificial Intelligence 20220523
Us2.ai Automates Globally 20220523
One of imaging AI’s hottest segments just got even hotter with the completion of Us2.ai’s $15M Series A round and the global launch of its flagship echocardiography AI solution.