Heart Failure Management

Medtronic Evaluates Insertable Cardiac Monitor in Identifying Patients at High Risk of Worsening Heart Failure | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

DUBLIN Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT ), the global leader in medical technology, today announced first enrollments in the ALLEVIATE-HF clinical trial which will evaluate the ability of its Reveal LINQ™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) in identifying patients at high-risk of worsening heart failure. The trial will determine if early information provided by the LINQ devices enable clinicians to take action before patients’ conditions worsen. The LINQ device will alert …

Adona Medical, A Shifamed Portfolio Company, Closes $22M In Series A Financing | PR Newswire | 9/8/2020

… company, announced today the closing of a $22M Series A financing, which will be used to advance product development, support pre-clinical testing, and expand the team as the company furthers its next-generation heart failure management platform. The financing was led by Cormorant Asset Management, with participation from Excelestar Ventures, AMED Ventures, and select angel investors, and included previous debt investments that converted to preferred shares. “Existing pharmaceutical and …

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Does Ejection Fraction Matter Anymore? | 9/2/2020

Experts debate whether familiar metric still has a place in heart failure management by Ed Susman, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today September 2, 2020 MedpageToday email article Heart failure specialist at the virtual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology debated whether the role of ejection fraction calculations is relevant in the treatment of their patients. Burkert Pieske, MD, of Charite University Medicine, Berlin, who took the “pro” position at the …

The smart Trick of heart attack recovery That Nobody is Discussing | 8/31/2020

The smart Trick of heart attack recovery That Nobody is Discussing The smart Trick of heart attack recovery That Nobody is Discussing Category: Blog Conduct modification is a Key consideration in Long-term heart failure management software, with dietary tips relating to fluid and salt intake.An important dietary suggestions forever liver function are also those that assist fantastic common health.Grownup blood-forming stem cells during the bone marrow can provide …

UPMC HealthBeat Podcast: UPMC Advanced Heart Failure Center | 8/21/2020

… decided. – Patients come to us in many different ways. Some are referred to us by their primary care doctors, some by their cardiologists, and others just on their own seeking an expert opinion in heart failure management . Patients are evaluated in initially a very traditional way, in that they are seen in a clinic with a doctor who specializes in heart failure. And we talk about the patient’s journey with …

New Global Heart Failure Academy Website Aims to Improve the Fundamentals of Heart Failure Patient Care | PRWeb | 8/21/2020

… PhD; Michael Böhm, MD; Josep Comin-Colet, MD, PhD; Gregg C. Fonarow, MD; Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC; Mikhail Kosiborod, MD; and Austin Stack, MD, MBBCh, MSc. “Registry data have shown that heart failure management varies substantially and is often implemented without the full use of the clinical tools that providers have available to them,” said Co-chair Guiseppe Rosano, MD, PhD. “We are demonstrating how registry data …

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… efficiency of these programs is still rising, but meta-analyses of disease management program readings show diverse outcomes on results. This raises questions concerning the ideal organizational structure and constituents of the most economical heart failure management program. Case management has been pronounced as an answer to advance results in composite patients and as a potential link to actual disease management. This raises the inquiry of what case management can …

Heart Failure Management in the Current Era | 7/10/2020

Heart Failure Management in the Current Era JULY 10, 2020 HCP Live Transcript: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH: Well, I’d like to thank all of you for this really great discussion. Before we close, I just want to give each of you a chance to provide any final thoughts about heart failure, COVID-19 [the coronavirus disease 2019], life, whatever you’d like to talk about. Scott, we’ll start with you …

Proactive Integration of Geriatrics and Palliative Care Principles Into COPD: Podcast with Anand Iyer | 4/30/2020

… kind of an analogy with heart failure in palliative care, in one way, when we think about heart failure specialists, some of the best symptomatic management for dyspnea and heart failure is really good heart failure management . I could see for the same thing, some of the best ways to treat dyspnea and COPD is really good COPD management. Eric: So when we think about the needs for these patients …

COVID-19: Optimising heart failure management in the patient’s home | 4/16/2020

… cardiovascular disease. Given this population’s increased risk of negative outcomes with COVID-19, avoiding unnecessary exposure whenever possible is important. The risk is real, and thankfully technology options now exist to provide high quality heart failure management within the patient’s home. One such technology monitors congestion through increases of intra-cardiac and pulmonary artery pressures using an implantable sensor, which begin a few days to weeks prior to the onset …

What is what? From a palliative care approach to specialized palliative care in heart failure management | 4/16/2020

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Non-Stenotic, “Graft over Graft” LVAD Outflow Graft Protection Technique | 4/1/2020

Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) are widely accepted for end-stage heart failure management . A traditional outflow graft (OFG) protection strategy using a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) graft was developed in response to critical OFG injuries during redo full sternotomy. However, this graft fully covers the OFG and has been reported to cause stenosis from compression due to OFG exudate materials. This may cause increased afterload, low LVAD flow, and secondary left …

Adona Medical, A Shifamed Portfolio Company, Closes $2.5M In Seed Financing | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… said Amr Salahieh, Founder of Shifamed and Chairman of Adona Medical. “Closing this significant early round of financing speaks to the clear need for advanced interventional approaches that improve the standard of care for heart failure management . This round of financing gives Brian and the team the resources needed to accelerate product development.” About Adona Medical, Inc. Adona Medical, a privately held portfolio company of Shifamed LLC, is innovating interventional …

Predicting Cognitive Decline in Heart Failure | 12/2/2019

… reported Marco Di Tullio, MD, of Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City, and colleagues. Warfarin and other medications were not associated with cognitive decline, they reported in JACC: Heart Failure . In heart failure management , “not much attention is paid to the patient’s cognitive status,” Di Tullio said. These findings “highlight that periodic monitoring of cognitive function should be included in the patient’s follow-up visits, given the …

DAPA-HF: Dapagliflozin benefits regardless of age, HF severity | 11/25/2019

View on the News Dapagliflozin nears foundational status for HFrEF treatment In DAPA-HF, treatment with dapagliflozin met the three critical goals of heart failure management . When used on top of current guideline-directed medical therapy, the treatment reduced mortality, cut hospitalizations, and improved heart failure–related health status – all to a similar extent regardless of patients’ age or symptom severity at entry. These new, post hoc findings provide important …

News & Events - HCP Feed | 11/21/2019

This post was originally published on this site News & Events Study Questions the Safety of Common Procedure for Treating Atrial Fibrillation Wearable Monitors Show Promise for Heart Failure Management Medications Boost Survival After Open Heart Surgery Experts Advise on Blood Thinner Use in Patients with Kidney Disease and AFib Study Identifies Optimal Blood Thinners for Bone Health Study Probes the Benefits of Routine Depression Screening in Heart Attack Survivors …

Wearable Monitors Show Promise for Heart Failure Management | 11/15/2019

Wearable Monitors Show Promise for Heart Failure Management Smartwatches and other wearable devices may be the future of heart failure management, argue experts. Your email has been sent. required Comments: If you can read this, please don’t fill out these form fields. Wearable devices may be the future of heart failure management, based on a recent article in JAMA: Heart Failure that reviews the potential of wearable sensors for improving …

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contracts in California, Montana and Texas | Globe Newswire | 10/23/2019

… new clients in multiple States and different verticals,” said Dr. Lisa Crossley, CEO of Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. “These six new clients include Home Health Agencies, Adult Medical Day Cares, a home-based Congestive Heart Failure Management Service and an Employer-Sponsored Health Plan. It is gratifying to see the private payers following the precedent set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in providing reimbursement for Remote …

Medicure Announces SMILE™-HF Study Demonstrates Use of ReDS™ Results in 58% Reduction in Hospital Readmission Rate | PR Newswire | 10/15/2019

… of America (“HFSA”) conference in Philadelphia, PA by Dr. William T. Abraham , the SMILE-HF national principal investigator. The SMILE-HF trial demonstrated that when used as intended, Remote Dielectric Sensing (ReDS™) treatment guided heart failure management prevented 58% of heart failure readmission(s). Data was collected from 268 patients by 43 centers across the United States , constituting the largest randomized control trial to date on the impact of ReDS …

Adherence to heart failure management medications following cardiac resynchronization therapy | 10/7/2019

… cohort), and more than 66% of subjects in all cohorts were male. Across all cohorts, 48.1–63.3% of patients had dyslipidemia, 35.9–39.8% had diabetes, and 56.6–71.2% had hypertension ( Table 1 ). Adherence to heart failure management medications following cardiac resynchronization therapy All authors …

Endotronix Closes Expanded Series D Financing Round of $70 Million for Heart Failure Solution | PR Newswire | 10/1/2019

… Artery Sensor System (Cordella Sensor) and commercialization of the Cordella® Heart Failure System (Cordella System). “Endotronix has built a strong syndicate of both institutional and strategic investors who believe in the benefits of remote heart failure management with the Cordella Sensor and System,” commented Fouad Azzam Ph.D., General Partner at LSP. “The team is set to deliver an elegant solution that we believe will show a definitive benefit in reducing …

Vital Metrix Wins 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards Program | 9/25/2019

… this vital information and improve the care of patients living with congestive heart failure. Adoption of Vital Metrix will enable clinicians to frequently evaluate and adjust treatment, which can lead to more cost-effective heart failure management . “Congestive heart failure remains one of the most challenging and deadliest health challenges in America today, and improved cardiac output measurement can make huge strides in taking on this challenge,” said James Johnson …

Low body-mass index with abdominal obesity is associated with worse heart failure outcomes in Asian | 9/24/2019

… in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Carolyn Lam of the National Heart Centre Singapore, and colleagues. As noted by the authors, the combined use of BMI and abdominal measures could potentially inform heart failure management better, especially among the particularly vulnerable patients with low BMI and high WHtR in Asia. Among heart failure patients, Asian patients are more likely to be lean (have a low BMI, 24.5 kg …

SMILE Heart Failure Clinical Trial Primary Results Presented at HFSA 2019 | BioSpace | 9/17/2019

… late breaking trial. The study examined use of ReDS™ non-invasive remote monitoring of pulmonary congestion for the management of heart failure patients. The SMILE trial demonstrated that when used as intended, REDS-guided heart failure management prevented 58% of heart failure readmissions. Data was collected from 268 patients by 43 centers across the United States , constituting the largest RCT to date on the impact of ReDS™ on managing heart …

ACC Asia Conference examines best practices, clinical decision-making to improve CV health in region | 9/13/2019

… Attendees will have access to in-depth sessions with global and local experts on topics such as promoting quality care and outcomes through registries, cardiovascular disease prevention in a new era of options, advanced heart failure management , and artificial intelligence and the future of cardiology. Aaron D. Kugelmass, MD, FACC, and Keiichi Fukuda, MD, PhD, FACC, will serve as co-chairs of the conference, which will be held at the …

Patient Monitoring

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contracts in California, Montana and Texas | Globe Newswire | 10/23/2019

Heart Failure Management Service and an Employer-Sponsored Health Plan. It is gratifying to see the private payers following the precedent set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in providing reimbursement for Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM). There is clear evidence that implementing an RPM program for chronic disease patients significantly reduces preventable complications, resulting in fewer ER visits and hospital stays, lower healthcare costs and a better …

Adherence to heart failure management medications following cardiac resynchronization therapy | 10/7/2019

… to better understand the underlying determinants of this effect, including whether the effect is attributable to factors such as enhanced patient monitoring and improved access to high-quality specialized HF care among patients receiving CRT … diabetes, and 56.6–71.2% had hypertension ( Table 1 ). Adherence to heart failure management medications following cardiac resynchronization therapy All authors …

Readmissions

Medicure Announces SMILE™-HF Study Demonstrates Use of ReDS™ Results in 58% Reduction in Hospital Readmission Rate | PR Newswire | 10/15/2019

… HF national principal investigator. The SMILE-HF trial demonstrated that when used as intended, Remote Dielectric Sensing (ReDS™) treatment guided heart failure management prevented 58% of heart failure readmission(s). Data was collected from 268 … to determine the rate of recurrent events of heart failure readmissions during the follow-up period. About ReDS™ System The ReDS™ is an accurate measurement tool to evaluate pulmonary congestion providing additional information to assist …

SMILE Heart Failure Clinical Trial Primary Results Presented at HFSA 2019 | BioSpace | 9/17/2019

heart failure management prevented 58% of heart failure readmissions. Data was collected from 268 patients by 43 centers across the United States , constituting the largest RCT to date on the impact of ReDS™ on managing heart failure. Patients were recruited for the study during hospitalization and followed for up to 9 months at home. Daily measurements were taken using ReDS™ with the goal of keeping lung fluid within the normal …

Digital Health

Endotronix Closes Expanded Series D Financing Round of $70 Million for Heart Failure Solution | PR Newswire | 10/1/2019

LISLE, Ill Endotronix, Inc. , a digital health, medtech company dedicated to advancing the treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced the expansion of its Series D financing round, bringing the total for the round to … and strategic investors who believe in the benefits of remote heart failure management with the Cordella Sensor and System,” commented Fouad Azzam Ph.D., General Partner at LSP. “The team is set to deliver an elegant …

Endotronix Receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification | PR Newswire | 4/24/2019

LISLE, Ill. Endotronix, Inc., a digital health and medical technology company dedicated to advancing the treatment of heart failure, today announced that the company received ISO 13485:2016 certification from British Standards Institution (BSI) for its … for the Cordella Sensor.” The Cordella System is a comprehensive heart failure management solution that enables proactive management and early detection of worsening heart failure. The system can be seamlessly integrated with a next generation …

St. Jude Medical

myCardioMEMS | ZDNet | 7/24/2019

myCardioMEMS patient application is an FDA-approved app from St. Jude Medical for patients with the CardioMEMS HF System. myCardioMEMS patient application lets you receive communications from your clinic about medications and other information. (More … previous year. The hemodynamic data are used by physicians for heart failure management and with the goal of reducing heart failure hospitalizations.Contraindications: The CardioMEMS HF System is contraindicated for patients with an inability to take …

Cartiva Receives Most Promising New Product Award at 24th Annual Phoenix Conference | Business Wire | 11/13/2017

St. Jude Medical (Nanostim), Acclarent (balloon sinuplasty), Neuronetics (NeuroStar TMS Therapy System), CardioMEMS (wireless heart failure management system), and Concentric Medical (clot removal device for stroke.) Cartiva SCI is a biocompatible polymer implant designed with physical properties similar to articular cartilage. Damaged cartilage is replaced with a small Cartiva SCI implant that provides a compressible, durable, low-friction surface. Cartiva SCI received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket approval in …

Harry Rowland

Endotronix Closes Expanded Series D Financing Round of $70 Million for Heart Failure Solution | PR Newswire | 10/1/2019

… System). “Endotronix has built a strong syndicate of both institutional and strategic investors who believe in the benefits of remote heart failure management with the Cordella Sensor and System,” commented Fouad Azzam Ph.D., General Partner … with PA pressure-guided management delivers on that need,” stated Harry Rowland , CEO at Endotronix. “This financing expansion allows us to execute on the PROACTIVE-HF trial to provide the highest level of clinical evidence …

McDonald Hopkins client Endotronix aims to provide a better solution for managing heart failure | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/22/2019

… heart failure management, which includes hemodynamic monitoring for best practice care and detection of worsening heart failure earlier than ever before. “Healthcare providers do their best to provide high-quality patient care, but the current reactive care model has a limited impact on heart failure-related readmissions and mortality. We aim to change that,” said Harry Rowland , CEO and Co-Founder of Endotronix. Rowland, along with Dr. Anthony Nunez , a …