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A Harvard Law School professor is warning that AI may be hazardous to the health of U.S. healthcare.

A novel robotic catheter could simplify valve procedures while allowing cardiac surgeons to complete multiple interventions within the same time frame, according to research presented at TVT 2019 in Chicago.

“Although echocardiography plays an important role in the treatment of many patients with AMI, these findings suggest that a more selective approach may be safe and may reduce costs, particularly at high-use hospitals,” wrote authors of a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Technologists can provide significant value by assigning protocols for certain CT and MRI examinations, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Researchers have developed an algorithm to help assess the response of Parkinson’s patients to medication while clinicians are at work and the patients are typing on personal computers in their homes.

Researchers at the University of Washington are hoping to catch out-of-hospital cardiac arrests early with an algorithm that, when integrated with smart speakers like the Google Home or Amazon Alexa, can monitor people for audible cardiac arrest symptoms while they sleep.

In the most recent episode of the Kaiser Health News podcast “An Arm And A Leg,” host Dan Weissmann sits down with a patient living with brain cancer to learn how she shopped around for low cost brain MRIs, ultimately saving hundreds each year.

DenseBreast-info, Inc. (DB-I) has shared its public comments on the FDA’s proposed changes to the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 (MQSA). The FDA first announced its efforts to amend the MQSA back in March.

“The fact that CAD significantly shortened interpretation time is important, especially if either state or federal legislation ends up mandating, or even recommending, additional screening with US for women with dense tissue on mammograms," wrote Priscilla J. Slanetz, MD, MPH, in an accompanying editorial.

One in five Americans are able to recognize the symptoms of heart failure, according to a new survey from Abbott—a troublesome finding considering the same research puts the average individual just four degrees of separation from HF.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS) was originally created to improve patient management and avoid unnecessary fine needle aspiration biopsy in patients with thyroid nodules. However, its clinical use is still questioned.

Online pharmacy Valisure on June 13 issued a letter to the FDA after in-house testing revealed dangerously elevated levels of N,N-Dimethylformamide (DMF) in certain lots of valsartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) commonly used to treat hypertension and heart failure.