Latest Heart Rhythm Society Stories

2014-05-22 08:30:06

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRhythm Technologies, Inc., a healthcare information services company, today announced that it closed a $17 million Series E financing led by Novo A/S, a global life science investment firm. Norwest Venture Partners, which led the company's Series D financing, also participated in the oversubscribed round. iRhythm's ZIO Service has been used with almost 250,000 patients at over 800 institutions nationwide, and is covered by leading public...

2014-05-10 16:21:21

New studies shed light on important heart health topics including gender and insurance disparities, screenings for young athletes and weight-loss surgery outcomes SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week at Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 35th Annual Scientific Sessions, new research was unveiled that will advance the electrophysiology (EP) field and ultimately improve overall patient care. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2014-05-09 16:24:25

At Heart Rhythm 2014, panel of experts from three prominent medical groups share recommendations for patient populations not well represented in current guidelines SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Patients Who Are Not Included or Not Well Represented in Clinical Trials...

2014-05-07 12:30:21

Record number of abstracts being presented reflects the expansion of a dynamic medical field and reinforces the Society's commitment to providing the latest in science and education SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 35th Annual Scientific Sessions and this year's premier conference on cardiac arrhythmias begins at the Moscone Center. Heart Rhythm 2014 takes a profound look into the advancement of medical technology while once...

2014-02-04 08:34:47

Heart Rhythm Society Shares Patient Story and Tools to Help Prevent or Overcome a Heart Rhythm Disorder at Any Age WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly four million Americans suffer from arrhythmias each year(i). Arrhythmias or heart rhythm disorders affect the electrical system of the heart and often cause an irregular pulse. During Heart Health Month this February, the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is calling on all Americans to take action to prevent and treat heart rhythm...

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