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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
Technology allows doctors and nurses to monitor patients quickly […]
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 […]
According to the National Institutes of Health, 68% of Americans consume less than the recommended daily allowance of magnesium. While every organ in the human body needs this essential mineral, magnesium is especially important for proper heart function. Medicomp, creators of Holter patch, lists several ways a lack of magnesium can negatively affect your heart’s health.
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 […]
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 […]
Recently, ABC News reported on the findings of a group of auditors who were hired by insurance companies to review patient bills. They found that an astounding 90 percent of those bills contained errors that often cause patients unnecessary stress and financial hardship. Here are three ways to avoid making these common medical billing errors.
As technology continues to advance, more and more devices are being invented to help patients improve their overall health. Fitness trackers are designed to do just that, and the latest models are even capable of sending the information they collect straight to your doctor. Medicomp, the makers of a top-notch mobile cardiac monitor, report on […]
Our understanding of how certain foods benefit our bodies has evolved over the years. It is important to identify any old beliefs about proper nutrition and replace them with advice learned from newer studies. Here is a list of out-of-date nutritional advice you need to stop using and what new information you should be promoting […]
According to the American Heart Association, approximately 25 percent of the general population has a patent foramen ovale (PFO). In many cases, PFOs are not discovered until after a patient has a cryptogenic stroke. Unfortunately, this leads patients to be more susceptible to future strokes.
The RESPECT trial included 980 patients with an average […]
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 doctors and patients – not […]
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 doctor appointments […]
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 with patients […]
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 acts as a 3-in-1 monitor that utilizes […]
Connectivity is a buzzword for an age-old idea: communication. In today’s fast-paced world, it seems connectivity may have been pushed to the wayside. We no longer have time to visit with friends, family, or patients as long or as often as we wish. However, the advent of wireless devices and social media has opened connectivity […]