Medical directors of cardiac catheterization and EP labs receive three to four times the amount of money from pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers as other interventional cardiologists in the same zip code, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine study.
San Francisco will be the first city in the U.S. to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes, NPR reported Tuesday—a significant move considering the nation’s biggest producer of e-cigs, Juul Labs, is based in the city.
Four universities were awarded research grants by the American Heart Association on June 24, each set to receive more than $3.7 million for a range of studies focused on arrhythmias and sudden cardiac arrest.
A little over a quarter of cardiologists report feeling burned out on the job—something that’s increasingly recognized as a barrier to quality healthcare—according to a recent survey from the American College of Cardiology.
The Joint Commission and American Heart Association will start accepting applications for two new heart attack programs July 1, including the Acute Heart Attack Ready and Primary Heart Attack Center certifications.