Join Drs Melissa Walton-Shirley and Timothy Gardner for a calm, in-depth discussion on some of the issues raised by President Obama's healthcare reform, including 30-day readmission rates and penalties.
Drs Timothy Gardner, Cindy Grines, and Sanjay Kaul sit down with heartwire's Shelley Wood to discuss what happened at the ACC, if the punishment fit the crime, and why the release of trial data may need an overhaul.
Dr Jack Lewin talks about his amazing career, from being the first director of the Navajo Nation Department of Health, to a run for governor in Hawaii, to his recent tenure as CEO of the American College of Cardiology.
A 50-year-old man presents to the emergency ward with new-onset chest discomfort and shortness of breath. Does his chronic rheumatoid arthritis offer a clue to the diagnosis? Dr Matthias Freidrich discusses the case, examines accompanying images, and reviews the possibilities with imaging colleagues Drs Jean-Pierre Laissy and Jeanette Schulz-Menger.
Join Dr Bob Harrington for an in-depth discussion with Drs Gilles Montalescot and Lars Wallentin on whether or not it's time to give up the on the promise of personalized medicine using platelet-function monitoring.
Dr Sidney Smith sits down with heartwire's Lisa Nainggolan to talk about the global epidemic of cardiovascular disease and how the World Heart Federation and other societies are working to help reach the goal set by the UN of a 25% reduction in mortality from premature noncommunicable disease by 2025.
Dr Valentin Fuster talks to Drs C Noel Bairey Merz, Robert Harrington, Gilles Montalescot, Rita Redberg, Lars Wallentin, and Clyde Yancy about the latest clinical-trial data presented at the AHA 2012 Scientific Sessions.
Dr Adrian Brady sits down with heartwire's Lisa Nainggolan to talk about what's new in hypertension and why renal denervation may be the most exciting thing to happen in the field in the past 30 years.
Join Drs Georg Ertl, Subodh Verma, and heartwire's Shelley Wood for a discussion on what the data from GARY tells us about "indication creep", the importance of the heart team, and why we shouldn't forget about the technological advances being made in surgery.
Dr Valentin Fuster sits down with Drs Adrian Brady, John Eikelboom, Georg Ertl, Elaine Hylek, Eric Peterson, and Subodh Verma to discuss lessons learned from the important trials at the ESC 2012 Congress.