Is Having a PCP Falling Out of Fashion?

December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

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.

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Benefits of Continuous Cardiac Monitoring

November 26th, 2018|0 Comments

The ability for a physician to quickly discern a myocardial infarction from atrial fibrillation by reading data delivered via continuous cardiac monitoring (CCM) can make the difference between a patient’s recovery and that same patient’s re-admittance into the cardiac unit. Medicomp’s full line of portable cardiac monitors are ideal candidates […]

Focusing on the Patient in Clinical Trials

November 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Clinical trials are a vitally important step in creating safe, effective products. While guidelines are in place for participant safety and care, researchers and physicians tend to view patients as data rather than actual people. Medicomp provides cardiac event recorders for dozens of clinical trials because their products are reliable […]

Encouraging Patients to Ask Questions

November 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Imagine this typical scene playing out at your office: one more patient arrives for his or her appointment, the waiting room is overcrowded, and you’re running behind because of emergencies. The staff is stressed because of the delay, and patients are upset since they are waiting longer than anticipated. Each patient probably has […]

Mobile Technologies in Clinical Trials

October 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Duke University and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) jointly formed the Clinical Trial Transformation Initiative (CTTI), which released a report stating that all clinical trials should utilize mobile technology. Medicomp has a long-standing role as a technology leader in clinical trials with their remote cardiac monitors

Handling Rapid Changes in Health Care

October 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

For the past few decades, Americans have been holding their collective breath waiting for the government’s health care system to collapse. The cardiac event monitor specialists at Medicomp recognize the importance of acting quickly in health care as the roles of hospitals, insurance carriers, and physicians change.

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Improving Patient Care

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Doctors nowadays feel more threatened than they did even just a few decades ago. The cost of technology, malpractice insurance and lawsuits, and health insurance pressures can easily dissuade even the most prominent physician. Medicomp is a strong supporter of proactive technology in the form of our ECG monitors to […]

The Different Types of Clinical Trials

October 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Medicomp has a long-standing history of supplying researchers with portable ECG monitors for over 20 clinical trials worldwide. Our close ties with improving healthcare has led to a better understanding of clinical trials and their varied methodologies. Below is a short synopsis of different clinical trials, along with significant information […]

Mobility and Patient Care

September 24th, 2018|0 Comments

A decade ago when a patient visited your office complaining of chest pain, your first response was to run tests to determine whether the pains were heart related, and — if they were — where in the heart the problem occurred. While patients were worried about their health, they were also unlikely to […]

The Importance of Listening to Your Patients

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

A recent study by Georgia Tech researchers published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine reported that doctors frequently have a tendency of interrupting their patients, sometimes not even allowing the patient to state the reason he or she entered the clinic. The mobile cardiac telemetry […]

High Health Care Spending

August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

It has long been purported that the United States spends an exorbitant amount on health care when compared to other industrialized nations. In the past, Ashish Jha, a health care professor at Harvard, detailed the reason: the American health care system has an increase in specialty physicians rather […]

Why Do We Need Clinical Trials?

August 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Though the amount of time between a medication’s initial publication and its actual release may seem endless, the need to properly test the medication, service, or treatment using humans rather than mice or other vertebrates is essential. Medicomp has a long-standing history with organizations as they initiate ECG clinical trials […]

How HIPAA Compliance Can Help Health Care Customers

August 13th, 2018|0 Comments

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (known colloquially as “HIPAA”) was created with patient data privacy and security in mind. In 1996, the Internet was nowhere near the scope it is today, and breaches in security were not foremost on everyone’s minds. The Holter monitoring team at […]

Shifting the Focus to Primary Care

July 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Holter monitor specialists at Medicomp have noted that in a comparison of the United States to many other developed countries, fault is often indicated by the amount of money Americans spend on health care. The discrepancy was generally given to the number of Americans who visited specialists compared to […]

Ties Between Heart Health and Dementia

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The number of geriatric patients across the United States increases every year as Baby Boomers age. Worldwide, approximately 47 million individuals suffer from dementia; by 2050 that number is predicted to reach a staggering 131 million. Medicomp reminds its physicians that cardiac event recorders given to patients with dementia can […]

Boosting Medical Practice Morale

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

The attitude of the personnel in your office can affect your environment. When your receptionist and technicians are happy to be working, it often cheers your customers. The ECG monitor team at Medicomp has learned that happy, outgoing employees can boost revenue growth by 20%. With this in mind, these […]

How Health Care Prices Affect Patient Care

June 25th, 2018|0 Comments

In a report done by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, it was revealed that health care spending in the United States has outpaced the growth domestic product, inflation, and the number of residents for years. It also predicts this trend will continue. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate

Using Technology to Prevent Physician Burnout

June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Medscape conducted a survey of 15,000 physicians to determine how many doctors experience burnout and depression. The result revealed that an astounding 42 percent suffer burnout with 15 percent reporting some type of depression. Medicomp, ECG monitor experts, examine the use of technology as a […]

Mobility is Transforming Clinical Work

June 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Statista forecasts that over five billion people will own a mobile device by the year 2019. With more and more individuals having access to the Internet anytime, anywhere, it only makes sense that physicians begin utilizing this technology to transform the way they run their practices. Medicomp, the makers of […]

Medicomp Recognized as Top 10 Company

June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Medicomp, diagnostic cardiology leaders since 1981, is proud to announce that MedTech Outlook magazine has recognized Medicomp as a Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Company for 2018. MedTech Outlook, a leading medical technologies journal for health care professionals, […]

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