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Nurses: Providing angioplasty patient care in and out of the cath lab

WHAT: The Cardiovascular Nurse and Technologist Symposium at TCT 2009 will examine the latest advances in interventional, pharmacologic and clinical/administrative strategies for the management of the cardiovascular patient: Focus on the heart attack patient receiving PCI Revascularizatio...

Cardiologists Warn Proposed Changes Would Close Outpatient Cardiac Cath Labs

Patients would experience higher costs and longer waits NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiologists around the country are speaking out against drastic payment cuts that could force the closure of many outpatient catheterization labs, creating long waits and drama...

MedCath Announces Acquisition of Ownership in Arizona Cath Lab

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedCath Corporation (Nasdaq: MDTH ) announced today that MedCath Partners, LLC has acquired a 27.4 percent interest in a joint venture known as Southwest Arizona Heart and Vascular Center, LLC. The joint venture provides cardiac cathete...

Omnicell Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...eorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room. Omnicell's mission is to provide the best customer experience in healthcare, helping hospitals reduce medication err...

Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman

...ies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced functionality opt...

Sanger Clinic Lends Its Name to New Heart Care Institute Serving NC and SC

...time medical offices spread across 16 counties in North and South Carolina. In addition, a large number of hospital-based personnel working in cardiac cath labs and operating rooms will come under the SHVI umbrella. Joseph G. Piemont, President and Chief Operating Officer at Carolinas HealthCare, sai...

Providence Tarzana Surgeon First in U.S. to Use New State-of-the-Art Imaging Tool

...ualization of the vasculature required for the growing field of minimally-invasive therapy, without having to expend the costs associated with a fixed cath lab imaging system." The $300,000 imaging equipment comes as Providence continues investing in Providence Tarzana, known for heart care, minimall...

Virginia Hospital Center Seeks to Reduce Operating Costs and Improve Supply Chain with Broadlane

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

Omnicell Improves Nursing Workflow with New Anywhere RN(TM) Remote Medication Management Application

...eorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room. For more information, visit www.omnicell.com . OMCL-G ...

Omnicell Boosts Pharmacy Efficiency with Enhanced WorkflowRx(TM) Central Pharmacy Automation Software

...eorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room. For more information, visit www.omnicell.com . OMCL - G ...

Broadlane Automates Contract Enrollment for Clients

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

When Chest Pain Requires Quick Action in ER

...e question of whether the patient should go to the cath lab at all, or urgently. Those individuals who don...ive intensive medical treatment and then go to the cath lab," Lange said. "For those at highest risk, you go right to the cath lab." "The study showed that the majority of pa...

Volcano Announces OCT Activities at EuroPCR 2009

...ies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced functionality opt...

Universal CRT Replacement Gives New Life to Medical Equipment with Analog Video

...color LCDs, in 1MP and 2MP versions, are available for shipment today. This line of monitors will work with MRI, CT, Endoscopy, Radiographic, DR, CR, cath Lab, RF, Mobile C-Arm, Portable X-Ray DR/CR, PET, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, X-ray, Angiography, Surgery, RIS, PACS, and other medical devices that...

Broadlane Receives Environmental Award for Excellence

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

Volcano Corporation Presentation at JMP Conference to be Webcast

...ies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced functionality opt...

Stereotaxis Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...e continue to see a marked increase in interest in our Odyssey and Cinema systems not associated with a Niobe platform. The pipeline for our Standard cath Lab Odyssey systems has grown and we anticipate a pick up in these orders throughout the year," continued Mr. Kaminski. "Overall, we are pleased...

Volcano Corporation Presentation at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Conference to be Webcast

...ies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced functionality opt...

Compirion Helps Baxter Regional Medical Center Achieve Patient Satisfaction Rankings in the Top 5th Percentile Nationally

...r's Michele Pierski commented, "As Director of the cath Lab/ARU, I knew there was a problem with chest pai...sician who determines whether a person goes to the cath Lab or not." Additionally, during peak times, a person from the cath Lab is in the Emergency Department to expedite car...

Omnicell Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...eorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room. Omnicell's mission is to provide the best customer experience in healthcare, helping hospitals reduce medication errors,...

Broadlane Helps Health System Realize Significant Financial and Operational Improvements

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses

...I patients through the system, getting them to the cath laboratory as soon as possible (although direct admission from the ambulance to the cath lab saves time and is preferable if local circumstances permit). cath lab nurses will need to develop strategies to prov...

MetroSouth Medical Center Selects Broadlane to Provide Comprehensive Supply Chain Services

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

Siemens Further Develops its syngo Dynamics Solution

... for greater transparency and support proactive department management. In addition, a new scheduling option allows users to better manage resources in cath and echo labs. In this version, the remote viewing application(2) was re-designed to provide a similar look and feel of the workplace. The application...

Siemens Highlights Cardiology Excellence from Prevention to Follow-up at ACC 2009

...es. The upcoming new version 8.0(2) includes the following features: Scheduling option to allow better resource management in the cath or Echo lab Tool to generate administrative reporting of key performance indicators Re-designed remote viewing application(3) providin...

Siemens Highlights Its Ultimate Hybrid System at ACC 2009

...d flexibility makes it ideal for virtually all cardiovascular procedures in cath labs and hybrid rooms. Artis zeego: Better from Every Angle Now wi...nfigurations for virtually every need: combo room for multipurpose needs of cath and angio labs, fusion-technologies such as XMR that integrate diagnostic M...

Wuesthoff Health System and Broadlane Continue Exclusive Relationship; Orthopedic Consulting Initiative Yields Significant Savings

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

New Corporate Agreement with Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc. Names Broadlane Exclusive Provider of Supply Chain and Procurement Services

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

LUMEDX and Mennen Medical(R) Announce Agreement for a Strategic Cooperation

...rtnership agreement to provide a total, integrated cath lab data solution and seamless stream of hemodynam...t their mutual customers will enjoy a consolidated cath lab solution. Combining the cutting-edge CVIS and ... Medical's full suite of hardware products for the cath lab, including its new state-of-the-art hemodynami...

Omnicell Unveils Tissue Center Solution - Industry's First Integrated Tissue Tracking and Compliance System

...eorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room. For more information, visit www.omnicell.com . OMCL: G ...

The Health Alliance's Dennis Robb Announced Contracting Professional of the Year by The Journal of Healthcare Contracting

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

Volcano Corporation Announces Webcast of February 25th Analyst Day

...ies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced functionality opt...

Volcano Reports Full Year Revenues Increase 31 Percent

...ies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced functionality opt...

St. Mary Medical Center Opens New Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs Reaffirming Role as a Regional Leader in Cardiovascular Medicine

...ks County in 1991. Patient volume at the St. Mary cath labs has increased more than 88 percent since 1999..." The most common procedures performed in the cath lab to identify and treat the narrowing of heart a...surgery. The fully digital system in the new cath labs enables physicians to view extremely detailed...

Volcano Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter Conference Call, Webcast

...ies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers unique features, including both single-use phased array and rotational IVUS imaging catheters, and advanced functionality opt...

Shands HealthCare Increases Operational Efficiency in Surgical Suites With Omnicell Supply Systems

...eorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room. For more information, visit www.omnicell.com . About Shands HealthCare Shands HealthCare is a private, not-for-profi...

Omnicell is Awarded Contract by Major National Academic Medical Center

...eorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room. For more information, visit http://www.omnicell.com . OMCL: G ...

Omnicell is Awarded Sole-source Contract by Emory Healthcare

...eorder of supplies. Products range from high-security closed-cabinet systems and software to open-shelf and combination solutions in the nursing unit, cath lab and operating room. For more information, visit www.omnicell.com . OMCL: G ...

Broadlane Offers Clients Capital Equipment Disposition Alternative through MEDmarketplace.com

...Innovative Procurement Services and purchase transaction management Clinical Services for managing clinical preference items and operating room and cath lab spending Comprehensive Materials Management Services - including outsourcing Informatics - benchmarking, advanced analytics and reporting ...

Emageon Signs Agreement with Integrated Health Network MultiCare

...mation and imaging solutions. Emageon was awarded the final contract to supply its VERICIS digital PACS and HeartSuite hemodynamics solution for four cath labs, including one in which Emageon's Pediatric Echo IMS product will be installed. The HeartSuite VERICIS solution will enable MultiCare to now digi...
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