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2014-08-26 23:03:11

Accreditation highlights Florida Hospital Tampa’s on-going commitment to elevating patient care through the non-invasive cardiology program at its renowned Pepin Heart Institute. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute’s Non-Invasive Cardiology program has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography for Adult Transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). There are currently less than 40 hospitals within the state of...

2014-08-01 12:26:47

Expert in cardiovascular imaging and NASA researcher starts August 1 as director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) is pleased to welcome James D. Thomas, MD, the new director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. An expert in cardiovascular imaging with a unique background in space medicine, Thomas will begin seeing patients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in...

2014-07-31 23:05:06

Board certified cardiologist joins CDHV’s Suffern office. Suffern, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Joseph M. Lee, M.D., M.S., R.P.V.I, has joined ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley(CDHV), a leading provider of quality cardiovascular and internal medicine services to residents of the lower Hudson Valley. Dr. Lee is a board certified cardiologist with a focus on echocardiography and cardiac electrophysiology. In addition to his position at CDHV, Dr. Lee is an assistant attending physician...

2014-07-30 23:11:01

pMD has launched an Observation Result interface for cardiology groups to automate charge capture and optimize revenue for test interpretations for electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, and stress tests. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 pMD, the leading innovator in mobile charge capture and physician communication, launched an Observation Result (ORU) interface to streamline cardiology test interpretations performed in the hospital. pMD’s cardiology customers are using the ORU...

2014-07-21 12:24:43

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r6grwk/cardiovascular) has announced the addition of the "Cardiovascular Information System Market by Applications, Delivery Mode, End Users & Components - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 CVIS (Cardiovascular Information Management Systems) are used to manage a large amount of imaging and analytical data generated from...

2014-06-18 12:33:32

CLEVELAND, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) procedure is an advanced echocardiography assessment with a specialized probe that allows main sections of the heart and great vessels to be clearly demonstrated from the esophagus. This procedure is safe when properly conducted, but in rare circumstances it can cause serious and even fatal complications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/529202-a ) That is why...

2014-06-04 23:03:19

The market is influenced by the increasing need to streamline the workflow in cardiac departments. The increasing healthcare costs,growth in aging population in most of the developed countries across Europe and North America. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cardiovascular-information-system-market-71504792.html (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The “Cardiovascular Information System/CVIS Market by Applications (Catheterization Lab, Vascular Lab, Echocardiography,...

2014-05-12 23:05:05

The global CVIS market is segmented on the basis of application areas, components, delivery modes, provider entity capacity, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cardiovascular-information-system-market-71504792.html (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The “Cardiovascular Information System/CVIS Market by Applications (Catheterization Lab, Vascular Lab, Echocardiography, Electrocardiography, Electrophysiology), Delivery Mode, End Users (Small, Medium and Large Hospitals)...

2014-05-09 19:52:38

European Society of Cardiology Cardiac benefits comparable in those who began endurance exercise at an earlier or later stage in life A study of healthy senior men has found that "relatively intensive" endurance exercise confers benefits on the heart irrespective of the age at which they began training. The benefits were evident and comparable in those who had started training before the age of 30 or after the age of 40. As a result, said the investigators, 40 is not too old to start...

2014-05-01 16:30:46

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lzh2c5/cardiovascular) has announced the addition of the "Cardiovascular Information System Market by Applications, Delivery Mode, End Users & Components - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Cardiovascular Information System is an effective tool that provides a framework for the exchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of...


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Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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