Scripps Clinic was strongly represented at the recent Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference in San Francisco.
Paul Teirstein, MD, was awarded the 2015 Geoffrey O. Hartzler Master Clinical Operator Award, which is presented to a physician who has advanced the field of interventional cardiovascular medicine through technical excellence and innovation. Eric Topol, MD, delivered the main keynote during the final morning of the international meeting of cardiologists. And Matthew Price, MD, presented during a number of sessions about the WATCHMAN left atrial appendage closure device, an innovative implant that can be used to treat atrial fibrillation instead of blood thinning medications.
All of these appearances were covered by journalists attending the conference.
Read the Journal of Invasive Cardiology report: Scripps Cardiologist Paul Teirstein, MD, Receives 2015 Master Clinical Operator Award
Read the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry report: Are Digital Health Applications Really Fulfilling Clinical Needs?
Read the Medpage Today report: Long-Term Cost Shows Closure Device a Bargain
Watch the Healio video interview: Matthew J. Price, MD, Highlights Challenges, Questions After ABSORB III
Read the TCTMD.com report: My Takeaways from TCT 2015