An analysis of major cardiology journals in both the U.S. and Europe underlines the stark sex gap in cardiology, revealing that, between 1998 and 2018, there were no women editors-in-chief for U.S. general cardiology journals and only one woman editor-in-chief for a European journal.

Around 29% of cardiologists are burned out in contemporary practice, according to Medscape’s Cardiologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2020—but the majority haven’t sought professional help for burnout and don’t plan to.

Novel coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, has killed more than 1,300 people and infected upwards of 47,000, according to the World Health Organization.

Prolonged cardiac surgery wait times in Wales are forcing physicians to cherry-pick patients for treatment elsewhere, the BBC reported this month.

Emergency phone operators in Victoria, Australia, may soon have access to AI that could alert them to callers in cardiac arrest, ZDNet reports.

When the cardiac and neurovascular catheterization lab at Riverside University Health System Medical Center (RUHS-MC) treated its first patient last February, the opening represented many things to many people.

A two-year collaboration between the North Carolina chapter of the American College of Cardiology and North Carolina Association of Free and Charitable Clinics was successful in providing thousands of underserved heart patients with free lipid-lowering therapy and clopidogrel.

Well-to-do individuals shell out thousands—and sometimes tens of thousands—of dollars for “executive” screening programs at top-ranked hospitals. But is that money really well-spent?

Forty-two percent of physicians are burned out in 2020, according to Medscape’s annual National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report, and cardiologists fall in the top half of most-burned-out specialists.

Ambulatory care for cardiovascular conditions has improved in the U.S. over the past decade, according to data published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology—but there’s still plenty of room to grow.

A number of female cardiologists are leading, or preparing to lead, top cardiology organizations this year. Could 2020 mean a paradigm shift for the field?

As costs continue to rise, healthcare organizations must become more efficient with collecting, says Anthony Cunningham, MBA, vice president of Patient Financial Services at Wake Forest Baptist Health. One approach, he explains, is deploying staff away from repetitive tasks and “toward high-value-add work.” That’s where artificial intelligence comes in.