Cardiac catheterization

United States Cardiovascular Devices Market, Size, Share, Forecast 2024-2030 Featuring Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific, Edwards Lifesciences, Cardinal Health, Medtronic, GE, J&J, & Siemens - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Consequently, producers are investing in innovation and developing new cardiovascular devices to satisfy growing healthcare wishes, expanding the increase in the United States cardiovascular devices market.

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  • Consequently, producers are investing in innovation and developing new cardiovascular devices to satisfy growing healthcare wishes, expanding the increase in the United States cardiovascular devices market.
  • Technology is pivotal in employing growth in the United States cardiovascular devices market.
  • Numerous market players actively enforce strategic tasks, propelling an increase in the United States cardiovascular devices market.
  • In the United States cardiovascular devices market, diagnostics and monitoring devices have a significant presence
    The United States cardiovascular device market is broken up by device type into Diagnostics and Monitoring Devices and Therapeutic and Surgical Devices.

Transverse Medical Appoints David C. Blowers to Board of Directors, Dr. Rahul Sharma as Independent Member, Carl St. Bernard rejoins Board.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Transverse Medical is pleased to announce the appointment of David C. Blowers to the Board of Directors.

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  • Transverse Medical is pleased to announce the appointment of David C. Blowers to the Board of Directors.
  • Carl St. Bernard has been reinstated as an independent member to the Board of Directors; Mr. St. Bernard first joined the company in March of 2021 and has served as an Executive Advisor and Board Director.
  • Rahul P. Sharma, MD, has joined the Board of Directors as an independent member and will also Chair the Medical Advisory Board.
  • Mr. David C. Blowers is an experienced wealth management and finance professional, board director, C-Suite Executive, and currently serves as Vice Chairman of Northern Trust.

egnite, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Vinod Thourani and Nicholas Amoroso to Its Medical Advisory Board

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

egnite, Inc. , a leading digital health company specializing in cardiovascular care, today announced the addition of two distinguished physicians, Vinod H. Thourani, MD and Nicholas Amoroso, MD, to its Medical Advisory Board .

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  • egnite, Inc. , a leading digital health company specializing in cardiovascular care, today announced the addition of two distinguished physicians, Vinod H. Thourani, MD and Nicholas Amoroso, MD, to its Medical Advisory Board .
  • His involvement in novel clinical trials and contributions to leading cardiology research brings a wealth of experience to egnite’s medical advisory board.
  • "We are honored to welcome Vinod and Nick to egnite’s Medical Advisory Board," said Joel Portice, president and CEO of egnite.
  • The appointment of Thourani and Amoroso to its Medical Advisory Board underscores egnite’s commitment to excellence and advancement in developing solutions to address the evolving needs of cardiovascular patients and providers.

China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) Ranked Global No.1 Smart Hospital in HIMSS Digital Health Indicator 2023

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

TAICHUNG, Taiwan, April 4, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) has achieved a global top score, 370/400, for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Digital Health Indicator(DHI)in 2023. This achievement not only distinguishes CMUH as Taiwan's first smart hospital to reach this milestone but also highlights its unwavering dedication to advancing smart medicine to improve patient outcomes. Impressively, this is the second time CMUH has been acknowledged as leading smart hospitals by the HIMSS Digital Health Indicator.

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  • TAICHUNG, Taiwan, April 4, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) has achieved a global top score, 370/400, for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Digital Health Indicator(DHI)in 2023.
  • Impressively, this is the second time CMUH has been acknowledged as leading smart hospitals by the HIMSS Digital Health Indicator.
  • "The AI-enabled ICU Command Center" at the hospital's ICU incorporates digital twin for integrating great amount of healthcare information.
  • Through cross-system medical information exchange and collaboration, the infection rate of resistant strains was remarkably reduced from 12.2% to 7.5%.

Innovating "Treadmill Exercise Test AI-Assisted Interpretation System," CMUH(Taiwan) Timely Saves More Patients with Severe Myocardial Infarction

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

To address this issue, China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) AI Center successfully developed the "Treadmill Exercise Test AI-Assisted Interpretation System" which was trained with nearly a thousand treadmill ECG, in patients with coronary arterystenosisover 70% shown on their coronary angiography.

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  • To address this issue, China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) AI Center successfully developed the "Treadmill Exercise Test AI-Assisted Interpretation System" which was trained with nearly a thousand treadmill ECG, in patients with coronary arterystenosisover 70% shown on their coronary angiography.
  • The program also utilizes ten measured features and two derived features including maximal work output and peak heart rate to determine the severity of coronary artery stenosis.
  • Generally, coronary heart disease in patients of middle or senior age is presented as angina or myocardial infarction and is one of the primary causes of sudden death."
  • Dr. Wu stated, "Coronary artery stenosis is a multi-factorial condition related to smoking, advanced age, diabetes hypertension and hyperlipidemia.

OrbusNeich Achieves Record-High Revenue and Net Profit of US$154 Million and US$45.1 Million Respectively, Recommends Final Dividend Payment of HK10 cents per Share

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

-- Revenue hit record high at US$153.9 million, up 12.5% year-on-year

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  • -- Revenue hit record high at US$153.9 million, up 12.5% year-on-year
    -- Revenue from PCI balloons and PTA balloons grew by 12.1% and 29.0% year-on-year, respectively.
  • In particular, revenue from PCI balloons and PTA balloons grew by 12.1% and 29.0% year-on-year to US$115.4 million and US$14.7 million, respectively.
  • As at December 31, 2023, the Group was in a strong financial position with cash and bank balances amounting to US$255.8 million (2022: US$229.1 million).
  • Having considered future capital requirements, the Board has proposed a final dividend of HK10 cents per share in cash, as a token of appreciation for the continuous support of shareholders.

Bringing confident diagnosis to more patients at low cost: Philips launches new AI-enabled CT 5300 at #ECR2024

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Thursday, February 29, 2024

The flexible X-ray CT system increases diagnostic confidence, streamlines workflow efficiency, and maximizes system up-time, helping to improve patient outcomes and department productivity.

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  • The flexible X-ray CT system increases diagnostic confidence, streamlines workflow efficiency, and maximizes system up-time, helping to improve patient outcomes and department productivity.
  • However, a lack of availability of high-quality CT systems, or physicians qualified to read cardiac CT exams, often prevents this approach.
  • The Philips CT 5300 system meets advanced diagnostic imaging requirements for cardiac care patient guidelines, as well as for other challenging areas such as trauma care and interventional procedures.
  • Emphasizing lifetime value and sustainability, the CT 5300 is designed to lower energy consumption.

MEDITECH to Spotlight Intelligent Interoperability at HIMSS24

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

As a longtime interoperability leader and advocate, MEDITECH is once again excited to feature its latest interoperability innovations in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase.

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  • As a longtime interoperability leader and advocate, MEDITECH is once again excited to feature its latest interoperability innovations in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase.
  • MEDITECH will present its interoperability strategy at the Interoperability Showcase Spotlight Theater on Wednesday, March 13 at 11:15 a.m. in the “Intelligent Interoperability” session.
  • “Intelligent interoperability opens the doors to innovation by leveraging the flexibility and scalability of the cloud , along with modern and open data standards like SMART apps and FHIR APIs.
  • MEDITECH will also share its Canadian interoperability strategy at the “Achieving a Collaborative Approach to Meaningful Interoperability Across Canada” session.

Scam Alert: Scammers are billing for unneeded urinary catheters

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare beneficiaries across the country are finding charges worth thousands of dollars on their Medicare statements related to urinary catheters that were not needed or received.

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  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare beneficiaries across the country are finding charges worth thousands of dollars on their Medicare statements related to urinary catheters that were not needed or received.
  • "Scammers are taking advantage of the Medicare program and billing for unnecessary products, which is hurting the program.
  • This is also putting Medicare beneficiaries' Medicare card numbers at risk and compromising their medical identities," said Nicole Liebau, director of the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Resource Center.
  • To learn how to read Medicare statements or get help with a compromised Medicare number, contact your local SMP.

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Ranked No. 2 in California for Coronary Intervention by Healthgrades for Two Years in a Row

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC), a member of CHA Health Systems, a global network providing a full spectrum of dynamic healthcare services, has been ranked as the second-best hospital in California for coronary interventional procedures for two consecutive years, according to a new analysis released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource that connects consumers, physicians, and health systems. This achievement reflects CHA HPMC's commitment to delivering the best care possible and distinguishes the organization as one of California's leading hospitals for Coronary Intervention.

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  • This achievement reflects CHA HPMC's commitment to delivering the best care possible and distinguishes the organization as one of California's leading hospitals for Coronary Intervention.
  • "At CHA HPMC, the well-being and safety of our patients stand as our foremost priority, and this recognition emphasizes our dedication to delivering exceptional and safe healthcare."
  • Healthgrades evaluates hospitals solely on what matters most–patient outcomes–to determine the top-performing hospitals for specialty care in each of the 32 states assessed.
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    *Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2020 through 2022 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only.