Posts in Category: COVID-19

How cardiovascular care was altered by COVID-19  

Cardiology patients used virtual care options more than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic, but medications were prescribed less frequently, and fewer diagnostic tests were ordered, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 04/22/2021 Categories: COVID-19 Health IT

ACC.21 goes all virtual due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions 

Instead of a hybrid model as planned, the 70th annual American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Session & Expo will be an all-virtual experience streaming live May 15-17. ACC.21 was previously postponed until late spring in the hopes that people would be able to safely gather in Atlanta.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 03/04/2021 Categories: ACC COVID-19 MedAxiom

New White Paper: Data Analytics in the Time of COVID-19 

Even now that most healthcare workers have been inoculated against COVID-19 and the vaccine is being rolled out to the public, the devastating pandemic still looms large—particularly for hospitals. Learn more in the new white paper "Data Analytics in the Time of COVID-19.”

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 02/18/2021 Categories: Analytics COVID-19

Clients in the News: HCA forms COVID-19 research consortium with Duke and others 

HCA Healthcare has formed a consortium of prominent public and private research institutions to leverage its vast datasets on COVID-19 hospital care to improve patient outcomes and public knowledge. The institutions—including Duke University Hospital, the federal Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ), Johns Hopkins University,  and others—will gain access to the data in a research program directed by the HCA Healthcare Research Institute.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 02/04/2021 Categories: Clients in the News COVID-19

UCSF cardiologist on how COVID hurts the heart 

Although COVID-19 initially presented as a respiratory disease that primarily affects lung function, doctors have learned over the past eight months that serious short- and long-term effects on the heart are all too common.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 12/03/2020 Categories: COVID-19

MedAxiom turns to online platform for fall conference 

After pivoting to virtual for its spring CV TransForum, MedAxiom has decided to also hold its fall conference online—complete with opportunities for leaders and industry innovators to connect and exchange ideas and solutions for transforming cardiovascular care.

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 09/24/2020 Categories: COVID-19