Raising Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest To Save Lives

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October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month. The goal is to help the public become more familiar with sudden cardiac arrest, how it affects people and what can be done to help save lives. Sudden cardiac arrest is defined as an electrical abnormality of the heart’s natural rhythm, which leads to loss of heart function. […]

US Deaths from Obesity Underestimated

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Obesity kills far more US men and women than previously believed, a new study says. Researchers associated 18.2% of premature deaths in the US with excessive body mass—a value almost 4-fold higher than previous estimates. The new estimate, published online last week in the American Journal of Public Health, was based on an analysis of […]

Omega Medical Imaging Featured in Orlando Business Journal

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Omega Medical Imaging Inc. in Sanford — which competes against global giants like General Electric and Siemens — has big growth plans. Omega designs and builds X-ray C-arms used by doctors doing cardiac intervention, like putting a balloon into a patient’s heart to open a blocked vessel, as well in interventional endoscopy. “We’re a niche […]

Optimization of Radiation Exposure During ERCP

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In a recent clinical study published in Gastroenterology Research and Practice, Dr. Khalid Alzimami et al illustrate their findings on a series of 153 ERCP exams between two groups, both performed by seasoned advanced endoscopists. The different groups used different radiation exposure factors and different lead protection as well. Within this study, several key notes […]

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Spotlight Interview in EP Lab Digest

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Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, an Omega Medical Imaging client, is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, the largest health care provider in the state of Florida. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the […]

Radiologic Resources To Exhibit At The St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course

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Omega Medical Imaging dealer Radiologic Resources will be exhibiting at the 7th Annual St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course on July 19th, 2013 in St. Louis, MO. This course is endorsed by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. At the course, participants will observe live endoscopy demonstrations with moderation by guest faculty and will have […]

The American Medical Association Declares Obesity A Disease

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In a landmark decision that could have a dramatic impact on the lives of millions of Americans, the American Medical Association voted Tuesday to officially recognize obesity as a disease, drawing a clear distinction between what has long been regarded as a consequence of lifestyle and a medical illness. “Recognizing obesity as a disease will […]

Florida Hospital installs Omega e-View FP

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Just in time for Digestive Disease Week 2013 in Orlando, Florida, Omega is proud to announce the completion of the installation of an e-View FP with Heavy Lift, 800lbs capacity table at Florida Hospital’s Center for Interventional Endoscopy.  The system is centrally located in Florida Hospital’s Orlando campus, and is just miles away from Omega […]

Countdown to HRS 2013! Less than 2 Weeks Away!

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Just a mere 12 days away, HRS 2013 will take place May 8-11, 2013 at the Denver Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO! Building on years of tradition, Heart Rhythm 2013 will once again bring together the world’s most noted experts in cardiac rhythm management. Here, physicians, allied health care professionals, and scientists will network […]

Omega Medical Imaging to sponsor 18th Annual Advanced Endoscopy Update

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Omega Medical Imaging is proud to announce the Gold Sponsorship of the 18th Annual Advanced Endoscopy Update, May 21st to 23rd in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Advanced Endoscopy Update will have live case demonstrations performed on an Omega e-View FP transmitted from Florida Hospital Orlando new Center for Interventional Endoscopy.  Course directors and faculty […]