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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 of influential studies have tested genetics and its […]

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|Cardiac Monitoring|

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|

Medicomp to Attend AF Symposium in Orlando January 12-14

Medicomp, leaders in diagnostic cardiology since 1981, has again announced that it will have representatives at the 2017 AF Symposium to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida.

The symposium serves as a stage for Medicomp to demonstrate its newest signature cardiac monitoring technology. The TelePatch

New Research Suggests Protein and Heart Failure Link

It has long been believed that a diet high in protein is beneficial to overall health. Patients have been urged to fill their diets with food like lean chicken and beans. Researchers from Brown University Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island presented new findings at the American Heart Association’s annual scientific conference. Researchers found that high-protein […]

By |December 28th, 2016|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Heart Disease Caused by Pollution Confirmed with ECG Monitoring

Pollution became a major problem with the Industrial Revolution and remained a serious problem. A problem so serious that the Clean Air Act of 1970 was revised in 1977 and 1990. With this act, the Environmental Protection Agency set air quality standards for six common pollutants in order to improve the health and well-being of […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Early Screening Could Prevent Early Heart Disease

Holter monitors are portable devices used to measure and record heart activity continuously. Most commonly, a Holter monitor is worn when a slow heartbeat, fast or irregular heartbeat, tightness in the chest, or shortness of breath has been reported. These symptoms are common precursors to heart attack and stroke. The risk of heart attack […]

By |December 6th, 2016|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Patch Monitoring Can Reduce Diagnostic Errors

According to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Health and Medicine Division, five percent of U.S. adults who seek outpatient care experience a diagnostic error each year. A 2013 report compiled from 25 years of U.S. malpractice claim payouts by Johns Hopkins researchers showed that “diagnostic errors—not surgical mistakes […]

By |November 24th, 2016|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Can a FitBit Help Signal A Larger Health Issue?

Advances in semiconductor technology allow for more people to have access to wearable cardiac monitors, such as the Fitbit and Apple Watch, to aid in health maintenance and promote fitness. More commonly known as heart rate monitors, these are devices designed to help track personal health baselines and goals. They can be worn unobtrusively […]

By |November 17th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

Changes in Fitness Over Time Affect Cardiovascular Health

plank-1327256_640The correlation between exercise and heart disease is well documented. However, specific parameters are still under investigation as to how exercise correlates with atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and stroke. Medicomp, wearable cardiac monitor specialists, hopes to answer some of these concerns with […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

FDA Clears Use of New Device to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease

pulse-trace-163708_640Medicomp, the patch monitoring professionals focused on patient safety, recently read of a breakthrough procedure for patients diagnosed with peripheral artery disease with calcified plaque. Until recently, these patients required stents or surgery to repair blood vessels and retain blood flow. Now, […]

By |October 31st, 2016|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Trial Starting for Device to Help Prevent Strokes in Patients with AF

A clinical trial by St. Jude Medical Center involving 100 locations in the United States and 50 additional international sites will determine whether their second-generation left atrial appendage occluder is superior to traditional left atrial appendage (LAA) closure devices currently offered to patients suffering from nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. The Medicomp team is interested […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Why the Aging Process Affects Women’s Heart Health

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common heart disease for both men and women. This buildup of plaque in the arteries inhibits the total volume of blood able to pass easily through the body and is mostly due to diet with a bit of genetics thrown in. One in four American women […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Cardiac Monitoring News|

What Could My Heart Fluttering Be?

Any disturbance in your resting heart rate is known as an arrhythmia. These disturbances may occur due to medications or chemicals in the blood, stress or anxiety, or because of coronary heart disease. Because your heart pumps blood and much-needed oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body, a disturbance in this delivery system […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

What to Expect When You Visit the Cardiologist

The last visit to your primary care physician uncovered a possible issue with your heart that may require a patch monitor. The appointment for a cardiologist is approaching, and you are rather nervous. How will this visit be different from a regular doctor visit? Do you need to prepare? Medicomp understands the initial visit […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

What You Can and Cannot Expect When Wearing a Heart Event Monitor

Recently, you visited your cardiologist who recommended you wear a heart event monitor. She hands you a wearable cardiac monitor and shows you how to wear it. Your surprise at the constant supervision your heart requires does not give you time to formulate questions before you leave, though. Now, you are home with your

By |August 24th, 2016|Heart Health Tips|

Celebrating Medicomp’s 35th Anniversary

This year marks a milestone for Medicomp – our 35th anniversary. Founded in 1981, Medicomp has pioneered cardiac monitoring with the development and manufacture of diagnostic heart monitors. Coupled with their 24-hour-a-day patient telemedicine centers, Medicomp has become a world leader in ambulatory electrocardiograph […]

By |July 29th, 2016|News Releases|