Cardiac Imaging

Toshiba Showcases MRI Workflow Enhancements at RSNA 2017
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017 — Toshiba Medical will highlight its latest...

Philips Launches CardioMD IV Cardiac SPECT Solution at ASNC 2017
Technology | SPECT Imaging | September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017 — Philips highlighted its newest solution for...

Mississippi Surgical and Vascular Center Uses Toshiba Ultimax-I FPD to Save Patients' Limbs
News | Angiography | September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 — The southern U.S. sees some of the highest numbers of chronic medical conditions, such as...

Philips Showcases Integrated Vascular Solutions at VIVA 2017
News | Cardiac Imaging | September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 — Philips announced its presence at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA 17) Annual...

Orange County, Calif. Hospital Adopts Siemens Somatom Force CT for Cardiac Imaging
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian recently became the first hospital in Orange County, Calif...

Siemens Healthineers Receives FDA Clearance for TrueFusion Structural Heart Disease Feature
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared TrueFusion, a new cardiovascular...

Philips to Develop FFR-CT in Partnership With HeartFlow
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 28, 2017

August 28, 2017 — Philips Healthcare and HeartFlow Inc. announced they entered into a collaboration agreement to...

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017

Prem Soman, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at the Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, and...

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017

Randy Thompson, M.D., attending cardiologist, St. Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute, Kansas City, explains...

ASNC and SNMMI Release Joint Document on Diagnosis, Treatment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has released a joint expert consensus document...

X-ray of a knee replacement. CMS may change reimbursements for joint and knee replacements. Patient Marilyn Fornell.

CMS may change how it reimburses for knee replacements and said it may eliminate bundled payments for acute cardiac care.

Feature | Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the...

CMS considers eliminating or changing bundled payments for orthopedic and knee replacement imaging. Photo by Vital Images

CMS is considering elimination or changing bundled payments for knee replacements. 

News | August 14, 2017 | Dave Fornell

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CDN to Integrate Advanced Cardiac Imaging Tools From DiA Imaging Analysis
Technology | Advanced Visualization | August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017 — CDN recently announced a new partnership agreement with DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd., makers of next-...

Four Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies Issue Positive Medical Policies on HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that four Blue Cross Blue Shield companies have each issued a positive...

New PET-CT Scan Improves Detection in Rare Cardiac Condition
News | PET-CT | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — Using a new nuclear...

Comparison of 0.5 to 0.25 mm CT scanner resolution showing a coronary stent

A comparison of what a coronary stent looks like in 0.5 and 0.25 mm CT scanner resolutions.

Blog | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 24, 2017 | Dave Fornell

When the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) was formed in the mid-1990s, its primary goal was to...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 21, 2017

DAIC and ITN Editor Dave Fornell discusses some of the most innovative new computed tomography (CT) technology and...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2017

Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, professor of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, endowed chair of...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2017

Leslee Shaw, Ph.D., director of clinical research and professor of medicine at Emory University, Atlanta, and past-...

Low Doses of Radiation Could Harm Cardiovascular Health
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — Ionizing radiation, such as X-rays, has a harmful effect on the cardiovascular system even at doses...

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