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What to Expect While Wearing a Holter, Event, or MCT Monitor

According to the American Heart Association, the average person has a heart that beats 100,000 times per day. Should you discover that your heart beats faster or slower than this, or at an irregular pace, you may have an arrhythmia. Many different types of arrhythmias exist, and they can be harmless to serious and […]

By |May 26th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Improve Anticoagulation Measures for Decreased Stroke Incidence Rate

Medicomp, makers of state-of-the-art mobile cardiac monitors, is sharing preventative stroke findings from a recent investigation that was conducted by doctors Ying Xian, Emily C. O’Brien, and Li Liang and published in The JAMA Network. The study found that 84 percent of the 94,474 patients who had a history of atrial fibrillation that […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

New Reports Correlate Zika and Heart Arrhythmias

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that there is currently no vaccine or medicine that will treat that Zika virus, which is transmitted via an infected Aedes species mosquito. Medicomp, creators of a top-notch ECG monitor, is sharing a new report that links heart arrhythmias with this dangerous virus.

The

By |May 11th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

4 Changes You Can Make to Prevent Stroke

May happens to be Stroke Awareness Month, which is a great reminder about how important heart health really is. Medicomp features top-of-the-line Holter monitoring equipment that will give your doctor an accurate picture of the physical state of your heart. You may be surprised to discover that the American Heart Association reports that […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

TelePatch™ Long-Term Holter to be Unveiled at Heart Rhythm 2017

Medicomp will unveil its highly-anticipated Long-Term Holter service on its TelePatch 4-in-1 Monitoring System to the 12,000 attendees at Heart Rhythm 2017 in Chicago, May 10-12.

This new service offers Holter monitoring from three to 14 days in a completely wireless wearable solution. In addition to Long-Term Holter, TelePatch is capable of short-term Holter, Wireless Event, […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Medicomp Updates|

Examining the Relationship Between Heart Attack and Depression

A recent study presented March 17, 2017, by Heidi May, Ph.D., a Cardiovascular Epidemiologist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, focused on health records of approximately 25,000 patients of the Intermountain Health System. The report was presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session. Dr. […]

By |April 27th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Event Monitors Indicate High-Endurance Exercise in Older Men Related to Greater Instances of Atrial Fibrillation

In today’s fast-paced world, the push is for everything to be quick, including workouts. Dr. N.A. Mark Estes III, Professor of Medicine and Director of the New England Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at Tufts University in Boston, reported at the Annual Cardiovascular Conference at Snowmass, CO that many middle-aged patients who have recently been diagnosed with […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Patients Who Manage Cardiovascular Health Also Prevent Later-Life Dementia

Medicomp, the Holter monitoring experts, is sharing the recent results of a study on preventing dementia in patients. The key may lie in the proper management of risk factors that lead to heart disease. Rebecca Gottesman, MD, PhD, of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, reported at the International Stroke Conference that her team’s

By |April 11th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Celebrate World Health Day with These 4 Changes

April 7, 2017, is World Health Day, but, as Americans, we should be aware of our heart health every day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. At Medicomp, we engineer state-of-the-art ECG monitors that record a more complete […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

The Link Between Alcohol and Heart Disease

You have undoubtedly heard that small amounts of alcohol – a glass of wine, perhaps – is beneficial to heart health because of its noted antioxidants. New studies conducted by University of California at San Francisco researchers have debunked that theory, stating that even low to moderate amounts of alcohol increase rates of atrial […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Surgeon Busts Myth that Elderly Aortic Stenosis Patients Aren’t Good Candidates for Heart Surgery

Baby Boomers are reaching an age where cardiovascular risks are becoming more prevalent. In the past, elderly patients were not considered the best candidates for heart surgery. A recent study presented to The Society of Thoracic Surgeons in January 2017 by Emory University’s Vinod H. Thourani has debunked this long-standing claim. Working with colleagues […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Medicomp to Attend ACC.17 in Washington, DC on March 17-19

Medicomp, developer and manufacturer of TelePatchTM 3-in-1 Monitoring System, is attending the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session and Expo in Washington, DC on March 17-19. As an event with heavy influence, ACC.17 features around 300 exhibitors and cardiovascular attendees from countries across the world. Medicomp looks forward to meeting with other vendors, […]

By |March 16th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News, Medicomp Updates, News Releases|

Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation

Poor sleep habits are often a harbinger to atrial fibrillation, and an important study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine noted that increased severity of sleep apnea closely correlated with atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias. Medicomp presents the following information to inform its clients of the latest research and findings in the cardiovascular field […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring News|

The Difference Between Cardiac Arrest and Heart Attack

Many people believe a heart attack is a form of cardiac arrest. In reality, the two are quite different. The mobile cardiac monitor specialists at Medicomp present a description of both along with symptoms you need to report to your cardiologist.

Heart Attack

The heart is a muscle, just like the muscles in your arms and […]

By |March 6th, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Genetics Not As Influential in Heart Disease as Previously Thought

Along with stress, sleep patterns, obesity, and a healthy lifestyle, genetics play an integral part in the diagnosis and care of heart disease. Or do they? How important are family history and genetic predisposition to cardiovascular disease? You may be surprised to find a number […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Case Studies, Holter Monitors|

The Medicomp Difference: A Deeper Analysis

Medicomp entered the ambulatory cardiac monitoring business in 1981 and took the industry by storm. After 36 years of experience, Medicomp proudly began offering revolutionary patch monitoring products using new technologies to provide the clearest diagnostics possible. We consistently deliver devices that exceed expectations and meet the needs of both […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring, Holter Monitors|

5 Ways Women Can Celebrate Heart Month

February is National Heart Month. Because emphasis in the past has been on preventing heart disease in men, women have been less likely to worry about heart attacks, stroke, cholesterol levels, et cetera. Unfortunately, heart disease and stroke cause 33% of all deaths every year – that’s one woman every 80 seconds! Celebrate […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Heart Health Tips|

Increase in Stroke Rates in Younger People a Cause for Concern

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports that while stroke rates are lowering for those above 55, rates are quickly increasing for those aged 35 to 39. This is a major cause for concern and indicates that increased cardiac education may be needed […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Case Studies, Holter Monitors|

Increase in Virtual Visits Boasts Importance of Other Cardiac Technology

As the world’s values shift towards convenience and instant gratification, the future of cardiology is arriving. Online communication is changing every facet of life from how we watch television to how we commute to work. Cardiology is no different. It is expected that within the next 10 years, about 20 percent of routine […]

By |January 16th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Atrial Fibrillation: The Communication Gap Between Patients and Doctors

In order to provide top-quality patient care, doctors certainly need to be technically skilled, but communication also plays a large role. Especially with atrial fibrillation patients, studies have indicated that there is a communication gap between patients and doctors. In order to best maintain patient health and wellness, doctors need to carefully communicate […]

By |January 12th, 2017|Cardiac Monitoring|