The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that every year 790,000 Americans suffer a heart attack with 580,000 of those being the patient’s first attack. When an individual is released from the hospital after having a heart attack, he or she may be wondering what happens next. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate Holter Monitoring […]
The Heart Rhythm Society’s 39th annual Scientific Sessions is set to take place from May 9-12 in Boston, Massachusetts. The expo, which focuses on ending the death and suffering caused by heart rhythm disorders, brings awareness to an issue affecting millions of people, as well as revealing new patient care techniques, technology, and scientific advancements. […]
Brilliant minds from around the globe will be gathering at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts on May 9-12 for the Heart Rhythm Society’s 39th annual Scientific Sessions. Medicomp, innovators of a premium mobile cardiac monitor, will be joining fellow industry leaders in attendance. The expo includes exhibits and educational sessions with […]
Medicomp, diagnostic cardiology leaders since 1981, will be attending the Heart Rhythm Society’s 39th annual Scientific Sessions, to be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts from May 9-12. The expo provides an opportunity for physicians, allied professionals, scientists, and industry partners from around the world to come together in the […]
While nothing can replace compassion and positive patient interaction, doctors and nurses can provide their patients with better care simply by taking advantage of technology. Medicomp, ECG monitor experts and technology leaders in the diagnostic cardiology industry, discuss ways technology is affecting patient care.
Technology allows doctors and nurses to monitor patients quickly […]
Although caring for patients and helping them reach their optimal health is rewarding, there are times when physicians will have to practice extra patience with clients who can be stubborn. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate Holter Monitoring equipment, discusses a few strategies doctors can implement to get patients onboard and more proactive in their treatment plan. […]
Nature Biomedical Engineering recently published a study conducted by Google Research that takes a look at how retinal scans can be used to predict a person’s heart health risks. Medicomp, the makers of a top-notch mobile cardiac monitor, report on the study and its findings below.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) list […]
According to the National Institutes of Health, 68% of Americans consume less than the recommended daily allowance of magnesium. While every organ in the human body needs this essential mineral, magnesium is especially important for proper heart function. Medicomp, creators of Holter patch, lists several ways a lack of magnesium can negatively affect your heart’s health.
Since at-risk patients have a higher chance of experiencing complications, it is especially important that they follow through with prescribed medical care. In many instances, this involves much more than just taking medication. It can also include cutting out bad habits and beginning new habits, like quitting smoking and eating right and exercising. Read on […]
JAMA Internal Medicine conducted a national study about burnout among physicians. The study revealed that 45.8 percent of doctors reported at least one symptom of burnout. This is likely due to our healthcare system being set up as volume-based rather than value-based. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate Holter Monitoring equipment, discusses the benefits to patients and […]
In order for a day to run smoothly at any doctor’s office, the staff must work as a team. “Time is money,” and when doctors, nurses, and office assistants aren’t on the same page, it can cost the practice much needed revenue. These four tips can help your practice improve medical staff efficiency and productivity.
South University points out that patients will look to a doctor’s appearance, body language, and communication skills when assessing whether they feel the physician is knowledgeable and caring. Doctors who don’t meet a patient’s expectations risk the patient not following their medical advice. Medicomp, ECG monitor experts, discuss four ways physicians can connect with their […]
Medicomp, diagnostic cardiology leaders since 1981, is attending the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL from March 10-12. The largest gathering of innovative cardiovascular products and services, ACC.18 features nearly 300 companies and organizations paving way in pharmaceuticals, imaging, devices, health […]
Recently, ABC News reported on the findings of a group of auditors who were hired by insurance companies to review patient bills. They found that an astounding 90 percent of those bills contained errors that often cause patients unnecessary stress and financial hardship. Here are three ways to avoid making these common medical billing errors.
As technology continues to advance, more and more devices are being invented to help patients improve their overall health. Fitness trackers are designed to do just that, and the latest models are even capable of sending the information they collect straight to your doctor. Medicomp, the makers of a top-notch mobile cardiac monitor, report on […]
If your cardiovascular health can be described as poor or intermediate, you’ll want to take steps to improve it to prevent serious complications, like a stroke or heart attack. Here are some methods to find the motivation to better your heart health.
The My Heart Challenge
Intermountain Heart Institute created the My Heart Challenge to encourage […]
The American Heart Association warns that stress can wreak havoc on the body by causing issues such as ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and even hypertension. The Heart Foundation also points out that allowing your body to remain in this state of stress for a long period of time can result in a heart attack […]
An article published in the US National Library of Medicine by the National Institutes of Health reveals that 33 to 69 percent of all the medication-related hospital admissions in the United States are a direct result of noncompliance. The institution also revealed that noncompliance resulted in a cost of about $100 billion per year. Medicomp, […]
The Alzheimer’s Association lists Alzheimer’s Disease as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States; it affects more than 5.5 million individuals. Currently, there is no cure for this disease that affects a person’s memory and ability to think. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate Holter monitoring equipment, report on the newly discovered link between […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an astounding 75 million people have high blood pressure with only 54 percent able to get their blood pressure under control. This is extremely dangerous as high blood pressure can lead to a devastating stroke or blood clot. The ECG monitor experts, Medicomp, examine the […]