• Cardiology recap: January's top 10 updates

    Here are the 10 most-read cardiology updates reported by Becker's in January:
  • Dr. Hesham Sadek earns $7.5M NIH grant for heart research

    Hesham Sadek, MD, PhD, a physician at Dallas-based University of Texas Southwestern, received the outstanding investigator award from the National Institutes of Health for his research on heart failure treatments. 
  • Remote cardiology monitor Implicity expands international presence

    Cambridge, Mass.-based Implicity, a medtech company providing remote care solutions for cardiac patients, plans to expand internationally through a new partnership with the German Society for Cardiologists in Private Practice. 
  • 4 new cardiology ASCs

    Here are four newly opened or proposed cardiology-focused ASCs reported by Becker's since Jan. 12:
  • Cardiovascular Associates of America adds VP of ASC development

    Private equity backed Cardiovascular Associates of America has added Travis Stamper as its vice president of ASC development, effective immediately. 
  • West Virginia cardiology center earns top quality honor

    Weirton (W.Va.) Medical Center has been named the top cardiology program in the state by hospital quality reviewer Carechex, according to a Jan. 24 report from NBC/Fox affiliate WTOV9. 
  • What cardiologists are paid in the 3 largest US cities

    Self-employed cardiologists earn more than their employed counterparts in three major U.S. cities, including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, according to Medscape's physician salary explorer. 
  • Tri-City Cardiology opens new cardiovascular ASC

    Tri-City Cardiology has opened a new 15,745-square-foot cardiovascular-focused ASC, Tri-City Surgical Centers, in Mesa, Ariz. 
  • Conneqt debuts at-home heart monitoring solution

    Health technology company Conneqt debuted its new at-home health monitor, The Pulse, to provide wearers with insights into cardiovascular health including blood pressure, heart rate and pulse rate, according to a Jan. 23 press release sent to Becker's. 
  • 11 cardiology updates

    Here are 11 cardiology updates Becker's has reported on since Jan. 9:
  • Modern Vascular adds Dr. Mamdouh Khayat as new managing physician

    Indianapolis-based Modern Vascular, a practice focused on minimally invasive treatment for peripheral artery disease, has added Mamdouh Khayat, MD, as its new managing physician, according to a Jan. 19 press release sent to Becker's. 
  • New private equity firm to enter cardiology space

    Florida-based private equity firm Viper Partners is opening a new mergers and acquisitions department focused on deals in the cardiology space. 
  • Cardiology specialist Dr. Michael Farkouh tapped for leadership role at Cedars-Sinai

    Clinical cardiologist Michael Farkouh, MD, has been named the associate dean for research and clinical trials and a professor of cardiology at Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai, effective March 1.
  • Shockwave Medical to buy cardiac medical device company for $75M

    Medical device manufacturer Shockwave Medical is set to acquire Canada-based cardiovascular device manufacturer Neovasc for $75 million.
  • Cost of 8 common cardiovascular procedures in ASCs vs. HOPDs

    The majority of cardiovascular procedures, including catheter placements, biopsies and imaging, are more cost effective at ASCs than hospital outpatient departments for patients with Medicare, according to the Medicare.gov procedure price lookup tool. 
  • Canon Medical strikes partnership focused on cardiovascular imaging

    Tustin, Calif.-based Canon Medical Systems, a diagnostic solutions developer focused on cardiovascular health, has partnered with cloud-based imaging platform Sclmage to accelerate innovation. 
  • Corewell Health to build cardiovascular ASC

    Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Corewell Health, formerly known as Spectrum Health, has plans to build an outpatient cardiovascular surgery center, MLive reported Jan. 15.
  • MedStar Health adds 2 cardiology specialists

    MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton has added two new heart specialists to its team, including advanced heart failure specialist Rania Kaoukis, MD, and interventional cardiologist Nardos Temesgen, MD, according to a Jan. 13 report from the Southern Maryland Chronicle. 
  • 2 cardiology practices join physician-owned MSO

    LifeFlow Partners, an outpatient cardiology-focused management services organization, has added two practices to its network.
  • Northwestern Medicine unveils 'cardiology clinic of the future'

    The Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine has debuted its new "clinic of the future" at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Outpatient Cardiology Clinic at Palos Heights, Ill.-based Palos Hospital, according to a Jan. 12 report from Your Times Southland. 

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