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Study says thousands get unneeded heart devices
Doctors are implanting high-tech heart defibrillators in thousands of people who probably do not need them, a new...
As reimbursements shrink, heart specialists mull sale to hospitals
One big suburban cardiology practice has been snapped up by a hospital system and another is on the block, deals likely...
US seeks to intervene in St Jude whistleblower suit
The U.S. government said it wants to intervene in a lawsuit against St. Jude Medical Inc. in which a former worker...
Community Competition Drives Heart Assessment Participation
When Clarian West Medical Center ran the first ad campaign promoting its new online heart disease risk assessment...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
Boston Sci confirms problems in 3 ICD models
Boston Scientific Corp said on Thursday it found problems with three older models of its implantable heart...
New defibrillator avoids wires in heart
Researchers announced they have developed a new type of implantable defibrillator that avoids the need to connect the...
Healthcare reach expands with wireless monitoring
Cardiologist Steven Greenberg recently became the first doctor to implant a wireless pacemaker in a patient. The...
Computer heart model recalls da Vinci's sketches
Five centuries ago, Leonardo da Vinci’s intricate drawings transformed understanding of the human heart. Now a...
Book: Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance
Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance delivers sound strategy and business guidance for...
Book: Women's Health: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance
Get the business guidance you need to transition women's health to a comprehensive service line that increases market...
Book: Oncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance
The evolution of the oncology payment model and pressure to provide more patient-centered care are leading many...