Interventional Cardiology: The Latest Specialty Insights 

Utilizing cutting-edge technology and techniques, such as cardiac catheterization, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and mitral valve repairs, interventional cardiologists are responsible for a large variety of invaluable procedures to treat patients with heart disease, valve defects, or structural abnormalities. These highly trained specialists have a unique knowledge and skill set based in internal medicine and cardiology […]

Optimal Blood Pressure Guidelines for CAD Prevention in T1D Patients

Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiometabolic disease and  is common among the American population with nearly 1 in 3 adults suffering from high blood pressure. The proportion increases in adults with either type 1 or 2 diabetes – 2 out 3 patients report having high blood pressure or taking BP-lowering prescription medications. Current American […]

5 Cardiometabolic Health Topics You Can’t Miss at CMHC West 2019

With dozens of recently released revised clinical guidelines, breakthrough trial data, and newly approved drugs on the market, it is increasingly important for clinicians leading the fight against cardiometabolic disease to review the latest topics and industry developments. Explore how the most respected leaders of the industry are advancing cardiometabolic health and combating the growing […]

The Burden of the Prior Authorization Process

Prior authorization (PA) requires healthcare providers to seek approval from a payer before certain medications or procedures will be covered. The PA process can be time-consuming and costly for clinicians, and may impact treatment strategies and patient care. In December 2017, the American Medical Association (AMA) fielded a web-based, 27-question survey distributed to 1,000 physicians. […]