Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients who suffer from cognitive impairment face a higher risk of one-year mortality and developing postoperative delirium (POD), according to a new study published in the American Journal of Cardiology.

In a national poll, more than half of respondents said they were “very concerned” about the cost of medical care, home care, assisted living and prescription drugs. Those concerns outweighed vaccine hesitancy, crime and loneliness.

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The cardiologist has been fasting in his office since May 11. He insists that he and his colleagues need more room to provide care for a growing patient population. 

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The White House’s Office of Management and Budget recently released final guidance for the use of AI by executive-branch departments and agencies.

In a letter dated May 20, a number of medical associations and physicians groups ask the OCR to force UnitedHealth Group to follow through on notifying patients that their data was taken by hackers.

Cardiologist Jerry Blackwell, MD, president and CEO of MedAxiom, believes cardiologist can't just focus on clinical decisions, as they also must be aware the financial ramifications. 

One of the biggest decisions in a cardiologist's life is knowing when, exactly, to start a family. Nandita S. Scott, MD, co-director of the Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program at Mass General Hospital, shared her perspective on this important topic. 

Healthcare leaders around the U.S. might want to take notice of what’s going on in the streets of San Francisco this week.