• Excela to pay $10M to settle lawsuits from 2 cardiologists

    Greensburg, Pa.-based Excela Health will pay $10 million to settle civil lawsuits from two cardiologists who held staff privileges at Excela's Westmoreland Hospital, according to a Nov. 15 report from Trib Live.
  • The cardiologist shortage by the numbers

    Here are four statistics on the cardiologist shortage that leaders should know:
  • 5 highest paid cardiologists in Denver

    The highest paid cardiologist in Denver earns $846,400, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $421,330 cardiologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Arkansas Heart Hospital adds interventional cardiologist

    Arkansas Heart Hospital, based in Little Rock, has added Hamza Rayes, MD, to its team of cardiologists, according to a Nov. 13 report by Arkansas Money & Politics.
  • 5 cardiologists moves in 30 days

    Here are five hospitals and health systems that have added cardiologists to their staff that Becker's has reported on since Oct. 11:
  • Rhode Island cardiologist reprimanded for operating while positive for COVID-19

    Cranston, R.I.-based cardiologist Malcom Kirk, MD, has been reprimanded by state health officials and has agreed to pay $1,100 in administrative fees after performing an operation while positive for COVID-19, according to a Nov. 13 report from Providence Business News. 
  • Dr. Jag Singh named top medical advisor for SmartCardia

    SmartCardia, provider of an integrated cloud platform for remote cardiology patient monitoring, has named Jag Singh, MD, as its new principal medical adviser.
  • The cardiology transactions shaping the industry

    Cardiology is one of the most "active and sought after areas within physician practice management," according to Provident's third-quarter "Mergers and Acquisitions Update" report.
  • Mayo Clinic enters generative AI partnership for cardiology care

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic and healthcare technology company Agamon Health have entered a partnership to expand Agamon's cardiology offerings, according to a Nov. 8 report from Imaging Technology News.
  • 5 highest paid cardiologists in Boston

    The highest paid cardiologist in Boston earns $921,200, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $421,330 cardiologists make, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Sanford Health adds to cardiology team

    The Sanford Bemidji (Minn.) Heart and Vascular Center has added Linda Gossett, MD, to its team of cardiologists, according to a Nov. 8 report by Park Rapids Enterprise.
  • Number of cardiology physicians by state

    There are 34,312 active physicians specializing in cardiology in the U.S., according to recent data from KFF.
  • Hoag implants one of the world's 1st dual-chamber leadless pacemaker

    Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has implanted one of the world's first dual-chamber leadless pacemaker in a patient, a minimally invasive procedure recently cleared by the FDA. 
  • Mulkay Cardiology Consultants notifies 80,000 of ransomware attack

    On Nov. 3, Mulkay Cardiology Consultants at Holy Name Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J., notified the Maine attorney general's office of a ransomware incident that the company discovered in September, databreaches.net reported Nov. 6. 
  • Hamilton Health opens Tennessee cardiology practice

    Dalton, Ga.-based Hamilton Health Care System opened a cardiology practice in Cleveland, Tenn., according to a recent LinkedIn post from the health system. 
  • The 77 health systems preferred by providers for cardiology

    WebMD released the results of the hospitals and health systems that providers prefer the most for cardiology in the U.S.
  • Where cardiology patient volumes are on the rise

    From August 2022 to 2023, cardiology patient volumes increased in four of five geographic regions in the U.S., according to an Oct. 26 "Strata and Syntellis Performance Trends" report, which reviewed data from 2,000 hospitals and 135,000 physicians nationwide. 
  • 4 new cardiology ASCs in October

    Here are four newly announced or opened cardiology ASCs reported by Becker's since Oct. 16:
  • 5 highest paid cardiologists in San Diego

    The highest paid cardiologist in San Diego earns $749,800, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $421,330 cardiologists make, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • 5 cardiology updates in 1 week

    Here are five cardiology updates that Becker's has reported on since Oct. 24: 

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