Cardiovascular Diseases


Remote Care Advancement for Heart Failure, COPD and Diabetes Patients

February 24, 2021

In this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Rob Kowal, chief medical officer of the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division at Medtronic. The two discussed how remote monitoring and IoT is changing healthcare and how remote technology is also gaining a wide-spread adoption to monitor patients at home who have chronic conditions like heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes.

How to Reduce Your Long-Term Risk from Cardiovascular Disease, Poor Metabolic Health

February 22, 2021

February is American Heart Month and the perfect time to think about our cardiovascular health. Cardiovascular diseases are those that affect the heart and blood vessels and include stroke, coronary artery disease (CAD), heart failure, and other poor heart and vascular health outcomes.

Prime Therapeutics research a thumbs up for Entresto — with caveats

November 18, 2020

Entresto (sacubitril-valsartan) didn’t get a lot of love from payers after it was approved in 2015 because of its expense and the crowded armamentarium for heart failure. But Entresto has since made its way into guidelines for reduced ejection fraction heart failure, sometimes called systolic heart failure.