A study has found an experimental, inexpensive iPhone app transmitted electrocardiogram images (ECGs) faster and more reliably than traditional emailed photo transmission. According to an...
In Washington, D.C., ambulances have been equipped with technology that enables rapid, wireless transmissions of EKGs to both an on-call physician's wireless device and tertiary care hospitals to help deliver fast, accurate information in order to streamline in-transit patient care.
With Medicare penalties for excess readmissions for heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia in effect, hospitals might want to implement a scoring system that identifies low-risk ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients, according to new research.
Positron emission tomography (PET) technology combined with computed tomography (CT) technology could help doctors to predict a patient's risk of having a heart attack with more accuracy, according
The Stage 1 Meaningful Use standards for computerized physician order entry (CPOE) may reduce the number of deaths from heart failure or heart attack, but applying proposed Stage 2 and 3 standards
Hospitals across the country are treating more heart attack patients within the recommended time frame than five years ago, according to study published in Circulation, an American Heart Association
An intriguing new mobile device, claiming to be able to identify incipient heart attacks, has hurtled a major development milestone, according to a study in the journal Heart Rhythm. The device,
It has only been a week since new studies showed how short the timeline is for transferring heart attack patients to specially equipped hospitals, but already a new study has uncovered a statewide
Race and location of care feed into racial disparities in readmission rates, according to a study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association, HealthDay News reports. After
A study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal offered an enticing possibility: that something as simple as a flu shot cold help prevent recipients from suffering a heart