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7 hrs ago | P&T Community

Survey: Ivabradine Set to Become - Gold Standard' in Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure

Decision Resources Group, a health-care research firm located in Burlington, Mass., finds that ivabradine - available in Europe as Procoralan - is poised to become the clinical "gold standard" in the treatment of chronic heart failure .

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Related Topix: Burlington, MA, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Newswise

Cardio-Oncology Clinic Established at The Mount Sinai Hospital

Cardiologists and cancer experts at The Mount Sinai Hospital have joined forces to establish its first Cardio-Oncology Clinic at The Tisch Cancer Institute at The Mount Sinai Hospital .

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Cancer, Hematology

15 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Former Vice President Dick Cheney to visit Grand Rapids, talk heart problems

Former Vice President Dick Cheney plans to visit Grand Rapids next week with his cardiologist to discuss Cheney's history of heart problems.

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Related Topix: Dick Cheney, Medicine, Spectrum Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Meijer, Retail, Grocery, Kidney Cancer, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

UnionLeader.com

NH doctors: There's more to Medicare list than meets the eye

A Portsmouth eye doctor who started a 15-doctor practice received $1.89 million in Medicare payments in 2012, more than any other physician in New Hampshire, according to an expanded list of physicians and other health care providers who bill Medicare.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine, Portsmouth, NH, Ophthalmology, Medicaid

Foster's Daily Democrat

Test accurately rules out heart attacks in the ER

A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health

Business Journal

A melting stent? Providence will find out if it's a better alternative

Providence Health and Vascular Center is the only Oregon hospital helping test a new type of heart stent that is not metal and melts away once it's done its job.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Alabama Live

Judge recommends dismissing government lawsuit accusing Infirmary Health of fraud

MOBILE, Alabama - A federal judge has recommended throwing out a whistle-blower lawsuit against Infirmary Health Inc. and Infirmary Medical Clinics, a corporate entity that the nonprofit set up in the 1980s to acquire physician practices.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Mobile, AL, Medicine, Employment / Labor Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Newkerala.com

3rd National Heart failure Summit begins

Chandigarh, Apr 12 : The Third National Heart failure Summit and Live Workshop and Symposium on Interventional Cardiology began here today.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, World News, India, Medicine,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Durham cardiac patients exercise for good health

Cardiologist Dr. Rakesh Bhargava runs an ongoing cardiac rehab program. The program for seniors and cancer survivors helps to strengthen their hearts under strict supervision at his Oshawa clinic.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Science

Updated: Cardiology Paper Retracted as Harvard Investigates 'Compromised' Data

A 2012 paper on the regenerative powers of the human heart has been retracted from the journal Circulation amid an investigation of compromised data.

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Related Topix: Circulation, Medicine, Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Harvard University

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Dr. Jayant Barai of Westfield elected president of medical staff at East Orange General Hospital

Dr. Jayant Barai has been recently elected as the President of Medical Staff at East Orange General Hospital in New Jersey for a term of two years.

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Related Topix: East Orange, NJ, Westfield, NJ, Asian-American, Indian-American, Medicine, Orange, NJ, NewarkBeth Israel Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

The Jersey Journal

Mauricetown National Register?; Cardiologists; Doug Long, movie star?; BEN Column, April 11, update 4

"It would be nice if more cardiologists were family-friendly and also treated the patient psychologically and emotionally.'

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mauricetown, NJ, Nursing, Cumberland County, NJ, Millville, NJ

NJ.com

Augment your reality: Google Glass to go on sale Tuesday

Jordan Safirstein, a cardiologist at Morristown Medical Center, uses Google Glass to transmit live video to students while recording footage of his work.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Medicine, Entertainment

MLive.com

Mercy Health Muskegon resumes free heart screening program for physically active teens

Mercy Health Muskegon will resume this month an annual screening program that can potentially save the lives of active youth and student-athletes.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Medicine

Laboratory Network .com

CardiacAssist Receives Health Canada Approval For Its TandemHeart Circulatory Support Platform

CardiacAssist, Inc., a privately-held medical device company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, today announced that it has received a Class 4 medical device license for its TandemHeart System from Health Canada.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Medicine, Circulation

Business Journal

Gwinnett Medical Center to open electrophysiology labs

The center has two labs dedicated to the process at Strickland Heart Center on its Lawrenceville, Ga.-based campus will become operational April 16. Before now, GMC patients had to travel to St. Joseph's Hospital in Sandy Springs for electrophysiology.

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Related Topix: Lawrenceville, GA, Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Independent.ie

Parents of tragic teen had pleaded for visit by heart consultant

A TEENAGER who died from a ruptured heart was in hospital for a week before a consultant cardiologist examined him, an inquest heard.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Alternative Press

Overlook 'Trim & Fit' Program Designed to Optimize Health, Promote Weight Loss

The Center for Well Being, located at Overlook Downtown, is introducing a pioneering 12-week weight loss program entitled "Trim & Fit".

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Related Topix: Medicine

Forbes.com

Cardiology And The Medicare Data Avalanche

The avalanche of data released by Medicare on Wednesday was followed shortly by an avalanche of news reports about the data.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hematology, Ocala, FL, Business News

Willamette Week

Medicare Data Release Reveals Oregon's Top Paid Doctors

New data released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid show some doctors know how to bill the system.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Medicine, Rheumatology, Ophthalmology

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