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Cardiology Today's top articles from the NLA Scientific Sessions

June 24, 2017

The National Lipid Association Annual Scientific Session s featur ed intensive sessions on major topics in lipid research and the future of health care . Cardiology Today has compiled a list of the top studies, presentations and abstracts presented at the meeting this year.

Adoption of fluoroless catheter ablation may rise with proper training

June 23, 2017
Fluoroless catheter ablation, a technique used to treat arrhythmias that greatly reduces exposure to radiation, should be more widely used in the field of cardiology…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key changes such as a slower…

AMA supports efforts to improve substance abuse disorder coverage

June 21, 2017
Experts from four leading nonprofits in the addiction field have determined that existing legislation does not adequately protect insurance coverage of substance abuse…

Cardiology Today's top articles from the NLA Scientific Sessions

June 24, 2017
The National Lipid Association Annual Scientific Session s featur ed intensive sessions on major topics in lipid research and the future of health…

Adoption of fluoroless catheter ablation may rise with proper training

June 23, 2017
Fluoroless catheter ablation, a technique used to treat arrhythmias that greatly reduces exposure to radiation, should be more widely used in the…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key…

AMA supports efforts to improve substance abuse disorder coverage

June 21, 2017
Experts from four leading nonprofits in the addiction field have determined that existing legislation does not adequately protect insurance coverage…

FDA News

FDA commissioner calls for public input on lifting generic barriers

June 21, 2017
In introducing the FDA’s Drug Competition Action Plan, the commissioner announced his intent to assess ways FDA rules may be misused to create…

CMS proposes rule to increase flexibility, reduce burdens

June 21, 2017
CMS recently issued a proposed rule to update the Quality Payment Program as required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 to…

In the Journals

State medical licensing board questions may discourage physicians from addressing their mental health

June 21, 2017
Medical license application questions are still not treating mental and physical illness the same, and this could be impacting a physician’s…

Congressional Budget Office releases cost estimate for FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017

June 20, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office released its cost estimate for the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017, noting the bill would increase net discretionary…

In the Journals

Select traditional Chinese medicine may benefit patients with heart disease

June 16, 2017
Unmet needs in Western medicine have made traditional Chinese medicine a more common alternative for primary and secondary CVD prevention, but more…

Price has not seen Senate version of health care bill

June 15, 2017
Days before an expected vote, HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, said he has not seen the U.S. Senate bill to overhaul the nation’s health care…

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