North Carolina Children’s Hospital has received the go-ahead from an external advisory board to resume complex heart surgeries after a New York Times investigation ground the program to a halt three months ago, the Times reports.
The American College of Cardiology on Sept. 16 issued its first-ever health policy statement on cardiologist compensation and opportunity equity, marking the first in a series of ACC workforce documents that will reportedly address workplace equality.
The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, together with eight other nuclear medicine and cardiology societies, have published a consensus document outlining the best practices for imaging and diagnosing cardiac amyloidosis.
Malpractice litigation is a risk that’s inherent to acute stroke care, Mount Sinai researchers reported in Stroke this month—and while just over half of cases get resolved, the remainder can cost medical centers millions in payouts.
It’s the fifth year in a row and the seventh year out of ten that compensation for cardiologists has increased, according to MedAxiom’s Cardiovascular Provider Compensation and Production Survey report.