Expanding Medicaid coverage is associated with better outcomes for heart surgery patients, according to a study led by University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers with participation by University of Michigan researchers.
Those participating in the PERForm registry will receive quarterly quality reports that benchmark their practice against other PERForm registry participants. In addition, PERForm will have access to AmSECT’s experts and thought leaders to enhance the scientific underpinnings of future investigative work.
Strokes and heart attacks often strike without warning. But, a unique application of a medical camera could one day help physicians know who is at risk for a cardiovascular event by providing a better view of potential problem areas.
On October 13, 2016 a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Health Advisory and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Safety Communication announced that the Stöckert 3T heater/cooler devices by LivaNova PLC (formerly the Sorin Group) may have been contaminated with Mycobacterium chimaera (M.Chimaera), a rare type nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM), during manufacturing.