Stress and Your Heart

Everyone experiences stress. Knowing that you have things to do during the day means you have to be out of bed to complete those tasks. Medicomp, the ambulatory cardiac monitor company, knows stress is inevitable, but how you deal with that stress is unique to you. By learning to manage stress, you can keep your […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Heart Health Tips|

Managing an Efficient Clinic

It can be difficult to separate patient care from making a living, but self-employed physicians are asked to tackle this difficult task. Patients deserve the ultimate care, but assessing each patient individually would take hours — if not days — to give them the most precise form of care. Medicomp, cardiac event monitor experts, has […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Americans and Heart Health

According to the American Heart Association, statistics prove that nearly 50% of Americans are now classified as experiencing some type of heart disease. While this information denotes a sharp rise over previous years, much of the increase is due to a change in guidelines defining high blood pressure as 130/80 rather than 140/90. The additional […]

By |April 2nd, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Is EVV the Future of Home Health Care?

The 21st Century Cures Act was recently enacted to deter Medicare and Medicaid fraud and increase the amount of technology used in home health care visits. Beginning in 2019, 100% of Medicaid-reimbursed home visits performed by a provider must utilize some form of electronic visit verification (EVV) to be eligible for submission. The ECG monitor […]

By |March 26th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Is Red Wine Actually Good for Your Heart?

The link between red wine and a healthy heart has had strong proponents for quite some time. But is that link valid? How much wine is healthy? Should everyone be drinking red wine? Medicomp, the cardiac event monitor company, would like to clear the confusion surrounding red wine and cardiovascular health to help you decide […]

By |March 19th, 2019|Heart Health Tips|

Medicomp Inc. To Showcase TelePatch At ACC.19

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Medicomp Inc., a technology leader in remote and wireless cardiac monitoring, will be presenting its products and services at the ACC.19 Expo, the largest gathering of cardiovascular products and services in the world.

The American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Session & Expo will be held at the Ernest N. Morial […]

By |March 12th, 2019|News Releases|

Mandated Nursing

In 2004, California passed a state law limiting the number of patients nurses could care for. This law could possibly be enacted nationwide, which has drawn both high praise and criticism from different sanctions. The MCT patch company, Medicomp, wishes to shine a light on both sides of this controversial nurse-to-patient ratio debate to give […]

By |March 4th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Discharge and Readmission

Traditionally, Americans work a 40-hour week and consider weekends and after-hours as “off-time.” While hospitals are often not as fully staffed during weekends and holidays, patients arrive at all hours and staff must be available to assist these patients. As an ambulatory cardiac monitor provider, Medicomp understands patient needs and the importance of proper patient […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News, Uncategorized|

Yelp Your Doctor: Online Reviews

In the world of Google, Tripadvisor, and Yelp, it’s easy to find a review of something. From the newest iPhone model to doctors, people are eager to share their opinions. Medicomp, experts in ECG monitoring, has learned that several researchers studied online sites in relation to doctors and determined that most reviews are more biased […]

By |February 18th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Fad Diets and Your Heart

With every new year comes a fascinating new diet that will miraculously increase your energy level as you lose weight. But how effective are these diets, and how do they affect your heart? Medicomp, the wearable cardiac monitor specialists, wants you to know the effects that fad diets can have your health.

Cleansing and Detoxifying
These liquid […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Heart Health Tips|

Does Process Affect the Patient Experience?

A patient is admitted to the hospital with multiple system failures. Several specialists and their teams are alerted to his arrival and begin their own specific process of admitting and assessing the patient. The situation facing most health care facilities is not the level of care, but the delivery of that care. Each physician has […]

By |February 4th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

How does Oxidative Stress Affect the Heart?

Free radicals course through our bodies in the form of oxygen atoms not coupled in the traditional “O2” configuration. With a highly reactive valence, they often forcibly pair with electrons within the body, causing cellular, protein, and ultimately, DNA damage. This damage is known as an oxidative reaction and causes great amounts of oxidative stress […]

By |January 29th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Is the Employer’s Role in Health Care Changing?

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the health care purchasing role has transitioned from employer to individual. But the ACA is not the only news on the horizon — many employers have stepped up to the challenge of the changing landscape of healthcare with long-range plans. Medicomp, the event patch experts, take a look […]

By |January 22nd, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News, Uncategorized|

Can Exercise Make Your Heart Younger?

A recent study showed that when people reached around age 60, heart muscles do not have the elasticity they once did. Because the heart loses elasticity as we age, it cannot pump blood as powerfully or effectively. And because the heart muscle cannot fully expand and contract, it tends to be smaller in size. Smaller […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Heart Health Tips, Uncategorized|

MEDICOMP INC. TO SHOWCASE TELEPATCH MONITOR AT AF SYMPOSIUM 2019

BOSTON, Mass. – Medicomp Inc., a technology leader in remote and wireless cardiac monitoring, will be presenting its products and services at the 24th Annual International AF Symposium to be held at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, January 24-26.

The symposium serves as a stage for Medicomp to showcase its flagship product, TelePatch™, and […]

By |January 10th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Supporting Health Care Workers’ Mental Health

When an employee suffers a broken bone, he or she will call in and explain the circumstances and make arrangements for care. If that same employee suffered from a manic episode, chances are quite good that he or she would call in sick with no explanation. The stigma surrounding mental health prevents many sufferers from […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

MEDICOMP INC. AWARDED ACCREDITATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Medicomp Inc., a technology leader in remote and wireless cardiac monitoring, today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating compliance with its nationally recognized standards.

The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Medicomp Updates, News Releases|

Getting More Out of Your EHR

In June 2018, the Stanford University School of Medicine published a white paper focused on improvements to electronic health record (EHR) systems. With 90% of physicians utilizing EHRs, the volume of information and vast number of patients, employees, and doctors accessing the records staggers the imagination.

Stanford’s study determined that positive changes are on the horizon […]

By |December 19th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Is Having a PCP Falling Out of Fashion?

Young, healthy millennials generally do not consider their doctor as a confidante or liaison — in fact, they tend not to think of primary care physicians (PCPs) at all. The following information outlines the positive and negative connotations of the younger generation’s ideas of the ultimate physician.

Today’s Jobs
The migratory workers of today are a far […]

By |December 12th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring|

How Does Sleep Affect Your Heart Health?

Many people know that a lack of sleep affects your heart, there’s more to it than how many hours you sleep at night. The wearable cardiac monitor experts at Medicomp bring you this information regarding a recent sleep study from Duke Health and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Researchers studied the health and sleeping habits […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Heart Health Tips|