Heart Rhythm Society

Type: Organization
Name: Heart Rhythm Society
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Societies Release First Appropriate Use Criteria for Pediatric Heart Disease

— The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with eight partnering societies, released the first appropriate use criteria (AUC) for suspected heart disease in pediatric patients.The “2014 Appropriate Use Criteria for Initial Transthoracic Echocardiography ... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study

By Steven ReinbergTUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of fish oil supplements won't prevent the return of a common type of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, Canadian researchers report.In fact, 64.1 percent of those ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

BMS and Pfizer to donate $1m for cardiovascular education

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer are to give more than $1m in charitable donations to non-profit organisations that support patients with cardiovascular disease.The donations will be distributed between seven American organisations between 2014 and 2016 ... [Published PMLive - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

SCAI Names Lisa Olson Executive Director

Olson joins SCAI from consulting firm aha Group, which she launched in 1999 to provide strategic marketing, market research, development and business planning to medical industry organizations. Her clients included the American College of Cardiology, ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Remote Monitoring & ICDs: Slow Uptake Despite Benefits

Remote monitoring of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) and pacemakers shows marked improvement in patient outcomes, if onlypatients and providers would use it.Remote monitoring has progressed from requiring patients to call a center every ... [Published Cardiovascular Business - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 4 reports

Global Survey of Cardiologists Highlights Complexity of Managing Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation and Reinforces Need for Individualized Approach to Patient Care

BARCELONA, Spain , Aug. 31, 2014 -- Daiichi Sankyo and the Heart Rhythm Society today announced results from a global survey, which polled cardiologists from around the world and revealed that a majority (58%) of cardiologists agree that there is no ... [Published ITbriefing - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 3 reports

First expert consensus on ventricular arrhythmias published

The first expert consensus on ventricular arrhythmias is published today. The novel document compiles current evidence on the diagnosis and management of ventricular arrhythmias and was agreed by international experts from three continents.The "EHRA/HRS/APHRS ... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

New consensus document on antithrombotic drugs

News, 2014.A new European joint consensus document on the use of antithrombotic drugs, including the non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs), in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) presenting with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and undergoing ... [Published GM Journal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

New guidance on antithrombotic use in AF patients with ACS having PCI published today

: A new European joint consensus document on the use of antithrombotic drugs, including the non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs), in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) presenting with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and undergoing ... [Published European Society of Cardiology - Aug 26 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 2 reports

Heart Rhythm Society to Host Free “What AFib Feels Like” Event in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Heart Rhythm Society has launched an atrial fibrillation awareness campaign in San Francisco and the free patient education event will take place on May 7, 2014, at Crocker Galleria. ... [Published Business Wire Science: Science News - May 07 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 3 reports

Topera’s Market Leadership in Rotor Mapping Highlighted at Heart Rhythm Society 2014 Scientific Sessions

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Topera’s Rotor Mapping Technology to be highlighted at Heart Rhythm Society 2014 Scientific Sessions ... [Published Business Wire Technology News - May 06 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 3 reports

Heart Rhythm Society to Host Free “What AFib Feels Like” Event in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO & WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Heart Rhythm Society has launched an atrial fibrillation awareness campaign in San Francisco and the free patient education event will take place on May 7, 2014, at Crocker Galleria. ... [Published EON Science - May 05 2014]

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"Fish oil has no role to play in the treatment of atrial fibrillation" said lead researcher Dr. Anil Nigam, an associate professor in the department of medicine at the University of Montreal
Dr. Gregg Fonarow, a professor of cardiology at the University of California Los Angeles, said, "While some studies of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation have shown a modest benefit in treating patients with heart failure, there appears to be no benefit with omega-3 fatty acids in treating atrial fibrillation."
On the last point, however, Kutyifa insisted to heart wire that "patients don't have issues using [the WCD] and the use is very simple." The device
"SCAI is the leading voice for interventional cardiology, and I look forward to working with its members and staff to further expand efforts to continuously improve quality and increase access for patients with heart disease" said Olson, who will begin her work at SCAI in October. Headquartered in Washington D C

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Societies Release First Appropriate Use Criteri... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - 16 hours ago]
Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irre... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 30 2014]
Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irre... [Published Medbroadcast - Sep 30 2014]
BMS and Pfizer to donate $1m for cardiovascular... [Published PMLive - Sep 24 2014]
Mobile Health Applications in Cardiac Care [Published Diabetes Care - Sep 22 2014]
Confirmation of Cause and Manner of Death Via a... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 17 2014]
People in the news - Sept. 15, 2014 [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Sep 13 2014]
WEARIT-II: Wearable Defibrillator Safe, Helps i... [Published Diabetes Care - Sep 12 2014]
SCAI Names Lisa Olson Executive Director [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 12 2014]
Beware Use of Foxglove in New Onset Atrial Fibr... [Published Consultant Live - Sep 11 2014]
New Heart Conditions in Adults With Congenital ... [Published Theheart.org - Sep 09 2014]
Cardiac Tests & Treatments to Avoid [Published Physicians Weekly - Sep 05 2014]
Positive Data on St. Jude Medical Quadripolar L... [Published Zacks.com - Sep 03 2014]
Finding the Optimal Approach to Ablation of Per... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Sep 02 2014]
Remote Monitoring & ICDs: Slow Uptake Despite B... [Published Cardiovascular Business - Sep 02 2014]
Know Your Atrial Fibrillation Type for the Best... [Published EverydayHealth.com - Sep 02 2014]
Is There Still a Case for Warfarin? [Published EP Lab Digest - Sep 02 2014]
Endomyocardial fibrosis in hypereosinophilic sy... [Published British Journal of Cardiology - Sep 02 2014]
Global Survey of Cardiologists Highlights Compl... [Published ITbriefing - Aug 31 2014]
Global Survey of Cardiologists Highlights Compl... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 31 2014]
Global Survey of Cardiologists Highlights Compl... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 31 2014]
Global Survey of Cardiologists Highlights Compl... [Published Business Technology - Aug 31 2014]
Large-scale Study Confirms Growing Body of Clin... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 31 2014]
First expert consensus on ventricular arrhythmi... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 30 2014]
First expert consensus on ventricular arrhythmi... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 30 2014]
First expert consensus on ventricular arrhythmi... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 30 2014]
Get the right blood thinner for an irregular he... [Published Consumer Reports - Aug 28 2014]
New consensus document on antithrombotic drugs [Published GM Journal - Aug 28 2014]
Remote monitoring of implanted pacemakers and d... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 28 2014]
NOAC and VKA for ACS, PCI in Atrial Fib: Europe... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Aug 27 2014]
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The health care industrial complex is stronger ... [Published KevinMD.com - May 31 2014]
Walking to the 2014 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Scientific Sessions recently, I couldn’t help but marvel how beautiful San Francisco was. The weather was perfect, the streets bustling, the quaint shops and eateries doing brisk business in a very hip ...
iRhythm Technologies bags $17 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - May 22 2014]
iRhythm Technologies said Thursday that it has raised $17 million in Series E financing. Novo A/S led the round with participation from previous backer Norwest Venture Partners . Headquartered in San Francisco, iRhythm Technologies is a healthcare ...
Digital health and its role in the changing hea... [Published KevinMD.com - May 22 2014]
The digital age of medicine is upon us.  Recently at the opening plenary session at the annual Heart Rhythm Society meetings, we heard Dr. Eric Topol and others tell us that we must embrace social networking in order to engage patients and improve care. ...
Maggie Mahar: How Doctors Stymie the Wishes of ... [Published naked capitalism - May 20 2014]
Yves here. I had mentioned yesterday that Maggie Mahar, author of the must-read book Money Driven Medicine , had an important post in the works on how doctors and medical facilities can refuse to comply with the clear wishes of elderly patients and ...
What's Wrong With This Picture? [Published Dr. Wes - May 14 2014]
A US medical conference opening plenary session:Heart Rhythm Society Meeting 2014 (Click to enlarge) From https://twitter.com/HugoOC/status/464204486576058368A European medical conference opening plenary session:NICE Annual Conference 2014 (Click to enlarge) ...
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Stereotaxis to Present Niobe(R) System Technolo... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 21 2014]
Stereotaxis to Present New Clinical Evidence, F... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 06 2014]
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