Meeting News

Role of wearable devices increasing in health care

October 11, 2019
CHICAGO — The integration of wearable devices into clinical care is still in its beginning stages, but the devices’ use for ECG and the…
Meeting News

AHA: More evidence needed for endovascular therapy for acute PE

October 7, 2019
Interventional devices for treatment of acute pulmonary embolism do not have a high level of evidence, and stakeholders must generate more evidence…
FDA NewsPerspective

FDA approves canagliflozin to treat diabetic kidney disease, heart failure hospitalization

September 30, 2019
The FDA approved a new indication for the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin to reduce the risk for end-stage renal disease, worsening of kidney function…
At Issue

At Issue: Lancet initiative sparks discussion on diversity in cardiology

August 12, 2019
Cardiology Today and Healio spoke with several prominent cardiologists active in diversity and inclusion issues about their reactions to the news…
In the JournalsPerspective

CMS to cover ambulatory BP monitoring for patients with suspected hypertension

July 9, 2019
CMS has issued a decision memo stating that the evidence is sufficient for the coverage of ambulatory BP monitoring in Medicare beneficiaries with…
In the Journals

Lack of secondary prevention therapy may affect diabetes, ASCVD odds

July 2, 2019
Among patients with diabetes and atherosclerotic CVD, the use of secondary prevention medications, including high-intensity statin and…
In the Journals

Elderly adults with low CAC may not be at risk for CVD

July 1, 2019
Older adults with low coronary artery calcium scores were found to have significantly low CV risk, according to findings published in the Journal of
Meeting News

Next Gen Innovator wins award for paper on His bundle pacing

June 5, 2019
Cardiology Today Next Gen Innovator Parikshit S. Sharma, MD, MPH, FACC, FHRS, and colleagues won the Joan and Douglas P. Zipes Publication of the…
In the Journals

AHA: Despite improvements in HIV treatment, CVD risk elevated

June 3, 2019
Antiretroviral therapy for patients with HIV has made the disease less fatal, but it has increased the rates of CVD in this patient population…
Meeting News

Risk tools for AF inadequate in PCI population

May 28, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Risk tools such as the CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores developed for patients with atrial fibrillation did not perform well in…