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ASNC Announces New Imaging Guideline for the Management of Cardiac Complications with Cancer Therapy Patients

Partner News | Published: Friday, June 24, 2016

The Role of Cardiac Imaging in the Management of Cardiac Complications of Cancer Therapy. Bethesda, MD - A new guideline published this month by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) provides

World Stroke Organization and Medtronic Collaborate to Increase Stroke Awareness

Partner News | Published: Friday, June 24, 2016

The World Stroke Organization (WSO) today announced a global partnership with Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) to increase stroke awareness through several initiatives. The two organizations will work together to

What A Canadian Court Case Might Mean For the U.S. Health System

Blog | Published: Thursday, June 23, 2016

The hotly-debated issue of a single-payer health system in the U.S. could take a cue from a key Canadian court case. Larry Sobal explains what it all could mean in this week’s blog post.


Dr. Allan L. Klein Elected President of the American Society of Echocardiography

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Morrisville, NC, June 13, 2016 – Allan L. Klein, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA, FESC, FASE, has taken the helm as president of the 17,000 member American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) for a one-year term

Terumo Interventional Systems Launches the MISAGO® RX Self-expanding Peripheral Stent to U.S.Market

Partner News | Published: Sunday, June 19, 2016

Somerset, N.J, June 18th, 2015 – Terumo Interventional Systems will introduce the MISAGO® RX Self-expanding Peripheral Stent to the U.S. market at the 2015 Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (SVS), June 17-20, Chicago. The MISAGO stent system consists of a nitinol stent pre-mounted on the distal portion of a rapid-exchange delivery catheter. Designed and developed in Japan, it is now available to treat patients in the U.S. with peripheral artery disease in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and/or proximal popliteal artery.


The Link Between Protocol–Driven Clinics and Growth

News | Published: Friday, June 17, 2016

MedAxiom’s Ginger Biesbrock and Anne Beekman take on an emerging care delivery model that promotes the Quadruple Aim.


Houston Heart Institute Deploys Wolters Kluwer's ProVation MD Cardiology to Meet Structured Reporting Requirements for ACE Accreditation

Partner News | Published: Thursday, June 16, 2016

June 15, 2016 - The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that Houston Heart Institute (HHI) will

Why Your CV Service Line Is Underperforming

Blog | Published: Thursday, June 16, 2016

The 2016 CVSL Symposium just wrapped up in Washington, D.C. Larry Sobal takes the pulse of CV Service Lines around the country in attendance—and reveals findings that hint at underperformance in this week’s blog post.


Magellan Health Opens Toll-Free Number to Assist Individuals after Mass Shooting at Orlando Night Club

Partner News | Published: Sunday, June 12, 2016

Individuals can call toll-free number to talk to trained professionals SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced that in response to a mass shooting at a night

FIRE AND ICE Data Show Fewer Repeat Ablations and Hospitalizations for AF Patients Treated with Medtronic Cryoballoon

Partner News | Published: Saturday, June 11, 2016

DUBLIN AND NICE, FRANCE - June 10, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced findings from the secondary analyses of the FIRE AND ICE clinical trial that demonstrate significantly fewer repeat ablations

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