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Our Healthcare System May Be Failing, But It Isn’t Broken

I ’ve stood in front of conferences before and made my case: Our healthcare system is per- fect. “A perfect system? Ours?” I’ll hear people murmuring, “He’s a little bit crazy.” For decades, critics of the US healthcare system...

Docs on a Plane: Obligations in In-Flight Emergencies?

It’s your first real vacation in 2 years and the cabin loudspeaker comes on: “Is there a doctor on board?” Now what? Ethically, if you can help, you should help, but there is no duty to an ill or injured passenger to compel your...

Catheter Ablation Improves AF Outcomes in Minorities

Catheter ablation significantly improved major clinical outcomes compared with drug thera- py among racial or ethnic minorities with atrial fibrillation (AF) enrolled in the CABANA trial, according to a study published in the...

Conference Highlights: Heart Rhythm 2021

New research was presented at Heart Rhythm 2021, the hybrid annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society, held virtually starting June 30 and in person from July 28-31, in Boston. The features below highlight some of the studies...

Friction in Healthcare – Why More Could Be Better

In Silicon Valley, the concept of friction is the idea that you must remove every bit of inconvenience or work that gets in the way of a digital interaction. It’s about making things as easy as possible to get done. I’ve been...

Patients With Heart Failure May Be at Increased Cancer Risk

Patients living with heart failure (HF) may also face a higher risk of cancer, according to a study presented at the virtual annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and si- multaneously published in ESC Heart...

Wealth Mobility in Midlife Linked to CV Events, Death

Upward or downward relative wealth mobility during midlife is associated with lower or higher levels of cardiovascular (CV) events, respectively, later in life, according to a study published in JAMA Cardiology. Researchers...

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