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. The US Department of Health and Human Services [...]

2018-09-26T16:37:33-04:00October 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:55-04:00October 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:55-04:00October 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:55-04:00September 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 [...]

2018-09-05T09:19:01-04:00September 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:55-04:00August 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:55-04:00August 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:55-04:00August 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:56-04:00July 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 [...]

2018-08-16T11:22:59-04:00July 16th, 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:56-04:00June 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:56-04:00June 18th, 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. Patient Monitoring Technology allows doctors and nurses to monitor patients quickly [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:56-04:00April 16th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

How Magnesium Deficiencies Can Affect Your Heart

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. [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:57-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

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|

How to Avoid Common Medical Billing Errors

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. [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:57-04:00March 7th, 2018|Cardiac Monitoring, Uncategorized|