Medicomp, makers of state-of-the-art mobile cardiac monitors, is sharing preventative stroke findings from a recent investigation that was conducted by doctors Ying Xian, Emily C. O’Brien, and Li Liang and published in The JAMA Network. The study found that 84 percent of the 94,474 patients who had a history of atrial fibrillation that […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that there is currently no vaccine or medicine that will treat that Zika virus, which is transmitted via an infected Aedes species mosquito. Medicomp, creators of a top-notch ECG monitor, is sharing a new report that links heart arrhythmias with this dangerous virus.
Medicomp will unveil its highly-anticipated Long-Term Holter service on its TelePatch 4-in-1 Monitoring System to the 12,000 attendees at Heart Rhythm 2017 in Chicago, May 10-12.
This new service offers Holter monitoring from three to 14 days in a completely wireless wearable solution. In addition to Long-Term Holter, TelePatch is capable of short-term Holter, Wireless Event, […]
A recent study presented March 17, 2017, by Heidi May, Ph.D., a Cardiovascular Epidemiologist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, focused on health records of approximately 25,000 patients of the Intermountain Health System. The report was presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session. Dr. […]
Event Monitors Indicate High-Endurance Exercise in Older Men Related to Greater Instances of Atrial Fibrillation
In today’s fast-paced world, the push is for everything to be quick, including workouts. Dr. N.A. Mark Estes III, Professor of Medicine and Director of the New England Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at Tufts University in Boston, reported at the Annual Cardiovascular Conference at Snowmass, CO that many middle-aged patients who have recently been diagnosed with […]
Medicomp, the Holter monitoring experts, is sharing the recent results of a study on preventing dementia in patients. The key may lie in the proper management of risk factors that lead to heart disease. Rebecca Gottesman, MD, PhD, of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, reported at the International Stroke Conference that her team’s
You have undoubtedly heard that small amounts of alcohol – a glass of wine, perhaps – is beneficial to heart health because of its noted antioxidants. New studies conducted by University of California at San Francisco researchers have debunked that theory, stating that even low to moderate amounts of alcohol increase rates of atrial […]
Baby Boomers are reaching an age where cardiovascular risks are becoming more prevalent. In the past, elderly patients were not considered the best candidates for heart surgery. A recent study presented to The Society of Thoracic Surgeons in January 2017 by Emory University’s Vinod H. Thourani has debunked this long-standing claim. Working with colleagues […]
Medicomp, developer and manufacturer of TelePatchTM 3-in-1 Monitoring System, is attending the American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session and Expo in Washington, DC on March 17-19. As an event with heavy influence, ACC.17 features around 300 exhibitors and cardiovascular attendees from countries across the world. Medicomp looks forward to meeting with other vendors, […]
Poor sleep habits are often a harbinger to atrial fibrillation, and an important study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine noted that increased severity of sleep apnea closely correlated with atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias. Medicomp presents the following information to inform its clients of the latest research and findings in the cardiovascular field […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]