Benefits of Continuous Cardiac Monitoring

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 to improve patient recovery.

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

Focusing on the Patient in Clinical Trials

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 and can provide any necessary […]

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

Encouraging Patients to Ask Questions

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 half a […]

By |November 12th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Mobile Technologies in Clinical Trials

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. The following information from the CTTI’s report contains […]

By |October 29th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Handling Rapid Changes in Health Care

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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By |October 22nd, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Improving Patient Care

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 enhance patient health. The same […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

The Different Types of Clinical Trials

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 on each phase of the […]

By |October 1st, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Mobility and Patient Care

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 be well […]

By |September 24th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

The Importance of Listening to Your Patients

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 specialists at Medicomp understand that physicians have extremely full […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

High Health Care Spending

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 than primary care physicians — the norm […]

By |August 27th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Why Do We Need Clinical Trials?

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 to determine whether their newest […]

By |August 20th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

How HIPAA Compliance Can Help Health Care Customers

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 Medicomp understands how HIPAA sometimes […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Shifting the Focus to Primary Care

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 primary care physicians. However, recent […]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Ties Between Heart Health and Dementia

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 catch anomalies patients are unable […]

By |July 16th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Boosting Medical Practice Morale

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 ideas can definitely create a […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

How Health Care Prices Affect Patient Care

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 Holter Monitoring equipment, take a […]

By |June 25th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Using Technology to Prevent Physician Burnout

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 preventative tool to help prevent physician burnout so that these […]

By |June 18th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Mobility is Transforming Clinical Work

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 a top-notch portable cardiac monitor, […]

By |June 11th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

How Technology is Affecting Patient Care

While nothing can replace compassion and positive patient interaction, doctors and nurses can provide their patients with better care simply by taking advantage of technology. Medicomp, ECG monitor experts and ​technology leaders in the diagnostic cardiology industry, discuss ways technology is affecting patient care.

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Technology allows doctors and nurses to monitor patients quickly […]

By |April 16th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

The Future of Predictive Heart Health

Nature Biomedical Engineering recently published a study conducted by Google Research that takes a look at how retinal scans can be used to predict a person’s heart health risks. Medicomp, the makers of a top-notch mobile cardiac monitor, report on the study and its findings below.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) list […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|