Doctoring ICD/Pacemaker

Heading to the Heart Rhythm Society Meeting–Boston

Hi All, Tomorrow morning, I will be heading to Boston for the annual Heart Rhythm Society scientific sessions. As I did this January during the Boston AF symposium, I plan to keep you informed. In fact, in my new capacity as a member of team, I will be live tweeting and blogging the meeting. […]

AF ablation Atrial fibrillation Knowledge

An important message from the Heart Rhythm Society

You all know how I feel about the value of education in the treatment and prevention of heart disease: It is self-evident and unquestionable. Along the lines of educating patients and docs, and in the spirit of February being Heart Health Awareness month, I believe The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) deserves strong mention for their […]

Doctoring Health Care Reform

Reflections from HRS 2011: The ‘largesse’

Largesse: (Form 1. a. Liberality in bestowing gifts, especially in a lofty or condescending manner. b. Money or gifts bestowed. 2. Generosity of spirit or attitude. Two days into last week’s Heart Rhythm Society meeting, Propublica, an independent online investigative journalism-in-the-public-interest endeavor published a series of high profile articles as part of their Dollars […]