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Medtronic CoreValve(TM) Evolut(TM) R System First TAVI to Receive CE Mark for Intermediate Risk Aortic Stenosis Patients

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

DUBLIN - August 1, 2016 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced CE (Conformité Européenne) mark for the self-expanding, recapturable and repositionable CoreValve(TM) Evolut(TM) R System to treat aortic stenosis patients who are at intermediate risk for open-heart surgery as determined by a heart team. The Evolut R System is the first transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) therapy to obtain an expanded indication in Europe for this patient population.

Accelerating the Rate of Change in Health Care: Cardinal Health Foundation Announces Patient Safety Grants, Launches Learning Collaborative

Partner News | Published: Saturday, July 30, 2016

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 13 winners of the first multi-year E3 Patient Safety Grants from Cardinal Health Foundation are striving to improve health outcomes for high-risk patients more quickly than the industry norm.

Physician Candidate and Physician Job Opportunity

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 28, 2016

Hot Job: We have two solid full-time, permanent Interventional Cardiology opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic Region. One is with a busy hospital system near Philadelphia looking for someone to help cover the

Frost & Sullivan Honors InfoBionic for New Product Innovation

Partner News | Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— July 27, 2016 — Based on its recent analysis of the arrhythmia detection and monitoring market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes InfoBionic with the 2016 North America Frost

2nd Annual Echo ASE ASEAN Features New Content

Partner News | Published: Friday, July 22, 2016

The 2nd Annual Echo ASE ASEAN will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, October 21-23, 2016. The aim of this Symposium is to provide cardiovascular practitioners with information on state-of-the-art echocardiography technology.

New Video Helps Patients Understand a Stress Echo

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 21, 2016

ASE member Sangeeta Shah, MD, FASE, Co-Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program and Director, Cardiovascular MRI at Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, and member of the ASE Advocacy Committee, developed a video for patients explaining what a stress echo is, how to prepare for the test, and what to expect when having a stress echo. Dr. Shah graciously offered to share this video with all ASE members to help inform their patients and demonstrate the value that this key diagnostic tool plays in ensuring that they receive quality healthcare. Please feel free to share this video with your patients and your colleagues. Release of this video supports achieving ASE’s new strategic goal of developing educational campaigns for patients.

InfoBionic Successfully Resolves Obsolete Patent Claims

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 21, 2016

Lowell, MA, July 21, 2016 — InfoBionic, Inc. today announced that BioTelemetry, Inc. and InfoBionic agreed to dispose of BioTelemetry’s obsolete claims of patent infringement against a

ContextMedia's CEO and Founder Rishi Shah named to Crain’s Tech 50 2016

Partner News | Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Each year, Crain’s Chicago Business compiles its list of 50 top founders, CEOs, technologists, risk takers, investors and up-and-comers in Chicago Tech, and named Rishi Shah to its list in 2016.

Boston Scientific Elects Yoshiaki Fujimori to Board of Directors

Partner News | Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced today the election of Yoshiaki Fujimori to its board of directors, effective immediately.


Experts Release Guideline on Multi-Modality Imaging Approach To Care for Patients With Complex Childhood Heart Disease

Partner News | Published: Saturday, July 9, 2016

Morrisville, NC, June 29, 2016 – Experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), in collaboration with the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), today released a guideline, Multimodality Imaging Guidelines of Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries, to help optimize lifetime management of patients with this congenital heart defect, both before and after surgical intervention. These experts reviewed and analyzed a wide variety of scientific evidence, resulting in recommendations for optimal multimodality image monitoring for these patients.