Is the Employer’s Role in Health Care Changing?

January 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

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, […]

Can Exercise Make Your Heart Younger?

January 15th, 2019|0 Comments

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 […]

MEDICOMP INC. TO SHOWCASE TELEPATCH MONITOR AT AF SYMPOSIUM 2019

January 10th, 2019|0 Comments

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 […]

Supporting Health Care Workers’ Mental Health

December 26th, 2018|0 Comments

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 […]

MEDICOMP INC. AWARDED ACCREDITATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION

December 19th, 2018|0 Comments

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 […]

Getting More Out of Your EHR

December 19th, 2018|0 Comments

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 […]

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.

The […]

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 […]

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