Posts Tagged ‘technology’

November 16th, 2014

AHA 2014: There’s an App for That

A fellow finds a convenient way to plan your activities at AHA.14.

August 31st, 2014

Entrusting Imaging to Robotic Hands: The Potential of Remote Echocardiography and Tele-Consultation

CardioExchange’s Harlan M. Krumholz interviews Dr. Jagat Narula about his research group’s study of remote, robot-assisted echocardiographic technology and its applications worldwide.

July 18th, 2013

A Glimpse of the Future of Cardiology, Including Star Wars Holograms

Goodbye flat images. Hello holography. Sometime in the not-too-far-distant future cardiologists may work with projected 3D holograms of the heart instead of images on a flat screen. And this is just the beginning of a technology-driven transformation of cardiology. That’s the vision of Mount Sinai’s Partho Sengupta, who delivered a widely praised technology-gone-wild lecture at the annual […]

November 4th, 2012

The Benefits of Technology

Dr. Eiman Jahangir sorts through the AHA schedule in minutes using their mobile app and wonders why the AHA still bothers printing the full program booklet. Do you think there should be a way to opt out of receiving the whole schedule on paper?

December 22nd, 2011

A New Brave New World? Impact of Technology on Fellowship Training

Last week, CardioMEMS failed to get approval from an FDA advisory panel for treating heart failure based on uncertainty regarding the benefit;  the advisory panel also raised concerns about study bias. This intracardiac device measures pulmonary artery pressures that clinicians can use (in addition to other clinical signals, such as weight gain) to select therapies […]

October 13th, 2010

No Conflict, No Interest

On a brisk, cold evening I boarded an overnight plane from my hometown to Cincinnati.  Once I landed, a gentleman dressed in a black suit with a grin over his face was waiting for me at the airport to drive me to my hotel.  The driver led me through green untouched pastures and over a […]