Magazine

Coronary artery calcium scanning is not a Magic 8 Ball, but it is a powerful predictor and a valuable tool for cardiology practices.

Addressing social determinants of health improves outcomes, possibly providing a return on investment. Margins matter, but it’s a long game, often driven by a sense of mission.

To conquer STEMI’s “last frontier,” cardiologists are tapping into an evolving arsenal of strategies while calling for more data and standardized definitions to guide treating physicians.

Cardiologists want solid proof of AI’s efficacy and value. And even then, obstacles to acceptance may remain.

As new hardware and software are introduced into interventional suites, imaging labs and surgical theaters, who bears responsibility for bringing medical personnel up to speed on the advantages they could deliver for safety and efficacy?

Ramping up the battle against cardiovascular disease in women represents a golden opportunity to move the needle on mortality.

In this magazine’s cover story, we examine the work that still needs to be done to improve women’s heart health. Despite significant progress, too many women aren’t even aware that heart disease is relevant to them, let alone their gender’s leading cause of death.

The moniker is in flux, but patients, clinicians and organizations are embracing the connectedness of virtual hospitals.

Is Interactive Virtual Reality Poised to Deliver a ‘Eureka Moment’ for Cardiology?

For-profit and not-for-profit healthcare facilities may value the health of their cath lab employees differently. Without a clear indication of the bottom-line impact, some hospitals may be forgoing protective equipment and sacrificing the long-term health of their workers. Should the C-suite prioritize worker health when allocating investment dollars? 

Will operators be able to replicate COAPT’s restraint and its outcomes?

With use of cardiac implantable electronic devices on the rise, experts stress device selection, prophylactic antibiotics, pre-procedural protocols and post-implementation vigilance.

Select an Issues