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Wireless pacemakers today are rising in popularity as the right choice for many patients.

Good Samaritan Hospital in L.A. looks to its managers to preserve that margin by slashing supply costs without compromising clinical quality.

The well-being of patients depends on the active and positive engagement of practicing cardiologists in policymaking.

High-risk PCI patients have new options at Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia with the Impella 2.5, a miniature heart pump for use in elective and urgent high-risk PCI procedures.

For three years, Carly Heyman visited numerous doctors, searching for answers on why she was feeling so sick. She spent thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours going from specialist to specialist, all of whom could not help her. Her symptoms persisted. 

Some experts suggest FFR has a role in CABG because of its potential to spare patients a complicated surgery as well as cut costs.

The cardiology profession, like healthcare, is in a state of flux. With large numbers of physicians at or near retirement age, there could be an exodus of talent. Today's newly trained specialists are finding that their career path bears little resemblance to that of their elders.

Atrial fibrillation (AF) places a heavy financial burden on the U.S. healthcare system, but cardiologists may help to chip away at these costs.

Some service line champions are calling these structures into service to help them maximize their potential. 

Thoracic surgeons may find that accurate coding and billing under ICD-10 may require a higher level of specificity than before. 

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