The Benefits of Value-Based Healthcare

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 [...]

2018-09-05T16:37:12-04:00March 19th, 2018|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring|

4 Ways You Can Connect With Your Patients (and Why it Matters)

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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:57-04:00March 12th, 2018|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring|

Trial Starting for Device to Help Prevent Strokes in Patients with AF

A clinical trial by St. Jude Medical Center involving 100 locations in the United States and 50 additional international sites will determine whether their second-generation left atrial appendage occluder is superior to traditional left atrial appendage (LAA) closure devices currently offered to patients suffering from nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. The Medicomp team is interested in clinical [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:03-04:00October 25th, 2016|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Introducing the TelePatch™ by Medicomp

Patients and doctors will soon have a new method for monitoring cardiac health, thanks to advancements in technology developed by Medicomp. TelePatch™ is the latest breakthrough in the world of ECG patches. This innovative product is a 3-in-1 monitoring system that works as a short- and long-term Holter, a wireless event monitor, and a mobile [...]

Medicomp Introduces a Patch-Style Medical Monitoring System

Medicomp, Inc. has always been at the forefront of innovation in medical technology. Every step forward has brought forth more convenience, efficiency, and quality health care to patients. Now Medicomp, Inc. is proud to announce the pending release of their latest industry leading patch-style cardiac event recorder system. The new system will offer patients their [...]

Mood May Disrupt How Patients Perceive AF Symptoms

Atrial fibrillation is the most common form of serious heart arrhythmia's, and an estimated 2.7 million Americans live with atrial fibrillation and require arrhythmia monitoring. Heart arrhythmia's are irregularities in the natural rhythm of the heart, and atrial fibrillation specifically occurs when the electrical signals in the upper chambers of the heart cause them to [...]

2015-04-04T21:14:43-04:00April 4th, 2015|Arrhythmia Monitoring|

Heart Arrhythmia Tests and Diagnosis

If you are experiencing fluctuations in the rhythm of your heart, you’re probably experiencing the presence of a heart arrhythmia. While harmless in most cases, a regular pattern of heart arrhythmia can suggest there’s a harmful, underlying heart problem. Depending on your symptoms and medical history, your doctor has a variety of tests at their [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:09-04:00February 20th, 2015|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring|

Details and Monitoring of Arrhythmias

Arrhythmias refer to a change in the heart’s regular rhythm. It can feel like your heart suddenly speeds up, slows down or stops, or simply beats in a strange, abnormal rhythm. Almost everyone has felt this irregularity at least once in their lifetime. Arrhythmias are extremely common, especially as you get older, and in most [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:10-04:00October 16th, 2014|Arrhythmia Monitoring|

Choosing the Right Arrhythmia Monitoring Device

People experiencing symptoms of a possible heart problem are usually prescribed a monitoring device to capture on record the heart’s activities during the problematic events. These events can include heart palpitations and fainting spells. The type of device prescribed depends on the prominent symptoms and the amount of time it would take to get an [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:10-04:00October 13th, 2014|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Arrhythmia Monitoring: General Information

There are several people who have felt an increased heart rate or a “flutter” in their heart.  These can be signs of arrhythmia, or abnormal/irregular heartbeat.  Now, if you’ve experienced those symptoms, don’t panic.  Arrhythmias are extremely common, especially as you age.  Each year, millions of people deal with irregular heartbeats without any additional major [...]

Physicians Prefer Event Monitors to Hospital Heart Monitors

Heart disease is a heavy hitter in America. Patients who have recently had a heart attack or suffer from arrhythmias, also known as irregular beats of the heart, receive specialized attention in an attempt to prevent future problems. Physicians are always looking for ways to improve the level and quality of care they deliver to [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:12-04:00April 20th, 2014|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Cardiac Arrhythmias

If you’ve ever felt like you heart has skipped a beat, you have experienced a cardiac event known as arrhythmia. An arrhythmia is an irregularity with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. Common signs of arrhythmia include fainting; feeling dizzy; and palpitations, which are the feelings of your heart skipping a beat, a fluttering [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:12-04:00November 25th, 2013|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring|

How Does Trans Fat Affect You?

Many people consider trans fats to be the worst type of fats, which can simultaneously raise your “bad” cholesterol and lower your “good” cholesterol. But what about this type of fat makes it so unhealthy? In combination with a low HDL or “good” cholesterol level, high LDL or “bad” cholesterol increases your risk of heart [...]

Can You Get Too Much Exercise?

Can too much exercise harm your heart? Some experts have found that extreme exercisers are more likely to develop an arrhythmia than those who were active, but not competitively.  For many, exercise is something that many Americans don’t get enough of. For a small majority of others, exercise is a part of their daily lives. [...]

2013-09-11T17:48:08-04:00September 11th, 2013|Arrhythmia Monitoring|

6 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally

Many factors can contribute to the development of heart disease including high cholesterol, and in the United States, 1 in 6 Americans have cholesterol levels that are borderline high. Though many people use medications to drive down their cholesterol levels, small changes to your diet and lifestyle can naturally lower your cholesterol which in turn [...]

2013-07-25T13:41:45-04:00July 25th, 2013|Arrhythmia Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring|

Men’s Health Awareness

June is Men’s Health Month, and now more than ever is the time for men to take charge of their body and to learn about their heart health. With heart disease being the number one cause of death in men, it’s essential to monitor your heart and overall health daily. Several health conditions can be [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:12-04:00June 28th, 2013|Arrhythmia Monitoring|