Heart Rhythm Society

Type: Organization
Name: Heart Rhythm Society
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Stonebridge Companies’ DoubleTree by Hilton San Francisco Airport North Hotel Looks Forward to Welcoming Heart Rhythm 2014 Attendees in May

The beautiful full-service DoubleTree by Hilton San Francisco Airport North hotel is accepting reservations for Heart Rhythm 2014. The newly converted DoubleTree by Hilton San Francisco Airport North hotel announces limited availability for guests coming ... [Published PRWeb - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Covers Novel Anticoagulants, Ablation

— The 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation includes recommendations for an increased use of radio frequency (RF) ablation in the treatment of non-valvular atrial fibrillation , the addition of three new anticoagulants ... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

New Choices for ICD Implants

I had become accustomed to making the necessary tradeoffs when choosing the appropriate defibrillator for my patients and until recently thought that these choices were ones that I would always have to make. But the options have increased and matching ... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

New Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation Announced at PCNA/ACC Joint Session

For Immediate ReleaseMADISON, Wis.--(April 4, 2014)-- The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)joined the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in Washington D.C. to present ajoint education session on An Interdisciplinary Approach to the ... [Published PitchEngine - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

New Guidelines for Afib Patients

Better care for patients with atrial fibrillation is the goal of newly updated treatment guidelines for doctors, based on the most recent research and clinical evidence. Working together, several leading heart groups have agreed on the need to update ... [Published EverydayHealth.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Remote Monitoring Improves Care and Strengthens Patient-Physician Links in ICD Patients

— Biotronik announced new results from a sub-analysis of the TRUST trial, published in the European Heart Journal . This analysis examined recommended  ICD (implantable cardioverter defibrillator) follow-up methods by comparing patient adherence in two ... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Top stories in health and medicine, March 31, 2014

From   MedPage Today : Statins Tied to Boost in Men’s Sexual Function . Statins appeared to improved erectile function to a clinically meaningful degree. Is ‘Spring Ahead’ a Heart Risk? In Michigan, the “spring forward” onto daylight saving time — ... [Published KevinMD.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

AHA/ACC/Heart Rhythm Society release updated AF management guideline

The American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm Society have released the 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.The update, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Heart Groups Issue New Afib Guidance

(MedPage Today) -- An updated guideline on the management of patients with atrial fibrillation released by the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Heart Rhythm Society includes recommendations on the new oral antic ... [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Real-Time Contact Force Sensing for PVI in Paroxysmal AF

Haissaguerre M, Jais P, Shah DC, Takahashi A, Hocini M, Quiniou G, Garrigue S, Le Mouroux A, Le Metayer P, Clementy J: Spontaneous initiation of atrial fibrillation by ectopic beats originating in the pulmonary veins. N Engl J Med 1998;339:659–666.Calkins ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Newsmaker Dr. Jonas Cooper

Dr. Jonas Cooper, 38, of O'Hara, of the Butler Health System, created a webinar for an educational series for the Heart Rhythm Society, a Washington D.C.-based organization that seeks to ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Joint Commission Calls for Use of Radiation Dose Monitoring

I have watched a trend in medical technology grow from a small ripple a couple years ago into what I expect will be a tidal wave in 2014 due to growing concern over patient radiation dose levels from medical imaging. Use of radiation dose monitoring software ... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Mar 19 2014]

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“It is not a situation where you can say, "Well, you know, we can get by if we miss a few" because the consequences of missing one are phenomenal,” he said...
"The goal is to have a document that is useful to the practicing physician and makes sense," January concluded. "The writing committee worked diligently to ensure that the data, tables and figures were clear and easy to use."
"The efficacy of radiofrequency catheter ablation for maintaining sinus rhythm is superior to current antiarrhythmic drug therapy for maintenance of sinus rhythm in selected patient populations" the panel wrote
"The TRUST study leads us to believe that we should re-evaluate the traditional standard of care based on in-office evaluation," added Varma. "Perhaps, instead of in-person follow-ups for post-implant patients, the new standard should be automatic, daily remote monitoring, which may lead to more effective patient treatment."

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Stonebridge Companies’ DoubleTree by Hilton San... [Published PRWeb - 12 hours ago]
Local man's life saved by 'vest' [Published Beaver County Times - Apr 11 2014]
New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Covers Novel ... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Apr 10 2014]
New Choices for ICD Implants [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Apr 08 2014]
New Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation Announced... [Published PitchEngine - Apr 04 2014]
Risk Model for Hospital Adverse Events Post ICD... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 03 2014]
New Guidelines for Afib Patients [Published EverydayHealth.com - Apr 02 2014]
Structural Heart Disease Impact on AF Ablation ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 02 2014]
Updated AF guidelines support use of RF ablation [Published Cardiovascular Business - Apr 01 2014]
Remote Monitoring Improves Care and Strengthens... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Mar 31 2014]
New treatment for atrial fibrillation looks pro... [Published Health24 - Mar 31 2014]
Top stories in health and medicine, March 31, 2014 [Published KevinMD.com - Mar 31 2014]
AHA/ACC/Heart Rhythm Society release updated AF... [Published Orthopedics Today - Mar 28 2014]
New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Supports New ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 28 2014]
New AF Guideline Includes Four Key Changes [Published American Journal of Public Health - Mar 28 2014]
Heart Groups Issue New Afib Guidance [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Mar 28 2014]
Medtronic announces enrollment of first patient... [Published Medical Devices Business Review - Mar 28 2014]
Real-Time Contact Force Sensing for PVI in Paro... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Mar 26 2014]
Newsmaker Dr. Jonas Cooper [Published Big News Network - Mar 20 2014]
Newsmaker: Dr. Jonas Cooper [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Mar 20 2014]
Joint Commission Calls for Use of Radiation Dos... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Mar 19 2014]
Dronedarone in Atrial Fibrillation and CHD [Published General Medicine eJournal - Mar 11 2014]
HIMSS, Continua launch Personal Connected Healt... [Published Meaningful HIT News - Feb 24 2014]
CardioInsight Announces Strategic Financing [Published PR Newswire - Nov 11 2013]
The Heart Rhythm Society Selects Inovalon For A... [Published Business Technology - Oct 22 2013]
2013 MassDevice Big 100 West Focuses on Chronic... [Published PRWeb - Oct 10 2013]
World Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Day [Published PR Newswire - Sep 13 2013]
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Top stories in health and medicine, March 31, 2014 [Published KevinMD.com - Mar 31 2014]
From   MedPage Today : Statins Tied to Boost in Men’s Sexual Function . Statins appeared to improved erectile function to a clinically meaningful degree. Is ‘Spring Ahead’ a Heart Risk? In Michigan, the “spring forward” onto daylight saving time — ...
Heart Groups Issue New Afib Guidance [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Mar 28 2014]
(MedPage Today) -- An updated guideline on the management of patients with atrial fibrillation released by the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Heart Rhythm Society includes recommendations on the new oral antic ...
HIMSS, Continua launch Personal Connected Healt... [Published Meaningful HIT News - Feb 24 2014]
ORLANDO, Fla.—As HIMSS President and CEO hinted at yesterday in his podcast with me, HIMSS today announced the formation of the Personal Connected Health Alliance, in conjunction with the Continua Health Alliance and the HIMSS-owned mHealth Summit ...
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CardioInsight Announces Strategic Financing [Published PR Newswire - Nov 11 2013]
World Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Day [Published PR Newswire - Sep 13 2013]
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