Keeping Patient Data Secure

In order to grow a satisfied patient base, it is important to establish a relationship built upon trust. While your words and actions are the most positive source of trust, another — much newer — component of trust is protecting patient data. The telemetry unit specialists at Medicomp share the following information pertaining to your […]

By |June 18th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News, Uncategorized|

Discussing Organ Donation

Talking to distraught family members about the possibility of their loved one donating organs is not an easy task. As the primary care physician, begin the conversation well in advance while the patient is in good health. Medicomp, the ambulatory cardiac monitor company, has several suggestions on how to gently guide your patients through the […]

By |June 4th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News, Uncategorized|

Following Up With Your Patients

The office visit is usually a rushed affair with a greeting, question and answer session, diagnosis, and, if necessary, a follow-up with medication changes or diagnostic tests. The patient is dismissed, and you move on to the next examination room. Medicomp, the wearable cardiac monitor professionals, has important facts and information pertaining to following up […]

By |May 28th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Managing Physicians’ Workloads

Between paperwork, non-clinical duties, and an abundance of patients, physicians have a heavy workload to manage. The telemetry unit team at Medicomp wants to offer a number of ideas to help alleviate some of your workload and allow you more time to do what you do best — taking care of patients.

Set Goals
Write down short-, […]

By |May 21st, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Speak Up! Communicating with Patients

In the bustling life of a doctor, it seems the niceties of holding a conversation with patients are a thing of the past. However, recent research has proven that open lines of communication between caregivers and patients leads to surprising results — and more positive health outcomes.

Most physicians understand the basics of communication: making […]

By |May 7th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Diversity in Health Care

When most individuals visit a doctor, they don’t categorize their caretakers as male, female, white, Latino, tall, short, Catholic, or Baptist. They are simply the people who are going to do their best to make that person feel better. Others, however, focus on a team that best resembles their ethnicity or background. It has been […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Managing an Efficient Clinic

It can be difficult to separate patient care from making a living, but self-employed physicians are asked to tackle this difficult task. Patients deserve the ultimate care, but assessing each patient individually would take hours — if not days — to give them the most precise form of care. Medicomp, cardiac event monitor experts, has […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Americans and Heart Health

According to the American Heart Association, statistics prove that nearly 50% of Americans are now classified as experiencing some type of heart disease. While this information denotes a sharp rise over previous years, much of the increase is due to a change in guidelines defining high blood pressure as 130/80 rather than 140/90. The additional […]

By |April 2nd, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Is EVV the Future of Home Health Care?

The 21st Century Cures Act was recently enacted to deter Medicare and Medicaid fraud and increase the amount of technology used in home health care visits. Beginning in 2019, 100% of Medicaid-reimbursed home visits performed by a provider must utilize some form of electronic visit verification (EVV) to be eligible for submission. The ECG monitor […]

By |March 26th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Mandated Nursing

In 2004, California passed a state law limiting the number of patients nurses could care for. This law could possibly be enacted nationwide, which has drawn both high praise and criticism from different sanctions. The MCT patch company, Medicomp, wishes to shine a light on both sides of this controversial nurse-to-patient ratio debate to give […]

By |March 4th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Discharge and Readmission

Traditionally, Americans work a 40-hour week and consider weekends and after-hours as “off-time.” While hospitals are often not as fully staffed during weekends and holidays, patients arrive at all hours and staff must be available to assist these patients. As an ambulatory cardiac monitor provider, Medicomp understands patient needs and the importance of proper patient […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News, Uncategorized|

Yelp Your Doctor: Online Reviews

In the world of Google, Tripadvisor, and Yelp, it’s easy to find a review of something. From the newest iPhone model to doctors, people are eager to share their opinions. Medicomp, experts in ECG monitoring, has learned that several researchers studied online sites in relation to doctors and determined that most reviews are more biased […]

By |February 18th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Does Process Affect the Patient Experience?

A patient is admitted to the hospital with multiple system failures. Several specialists and their teams are alerted to his arrival and begin their own specific process of admitting and assessing the patient. The situation facing most health care facilities is not the level of care, but the delivery of that care. Each physician has […]

By |February 4th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

How does Oxidative Stress Affect the Heart?

Free radicals course through our bodies in the form of oxygen atoms not coupled in the traditional “O2” configuration. With a highly reactive valence, they often forcibly pair with electrons within the body, causing cellular, protein, and ultimately, DNA damage. This damage is known as an oxidative reaction and causes great amounts of oxidative stress […]

By |January 29th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Is the Employer’s Role in Health Care Changing?

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the health care purchasing role has transitioned from employer to individual. But the ACA is not the only news on the horizon — many employers have stepped up to the challenge of the changing landscape of healthcare with long-range plans. Medicomp, the event patch experts, take a look […]

By |January 22nd, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News, Uncategorized|

MEDICOMP INC. TO SHOWCASE TELEPATCH MONITOR AT AF SYMPOSIUM 2019

BOSTON, Mass. – Medicomp Inc., a technology leader in remote and wireless cardiac monitoring, will be presenting its products and services at the 24th Annual International AF Symposium to be held at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, January 24-26.

The symposium serves as a stage for Medicomp to showcase its flagship product, TelePatch™, and […]

By |January 10th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

Supporting Health Care Workers’ Mental Health

When an employee suffers a broken bone, he or she will call in and explain the circumstances and make arrangements for care. If that same employee suffered from a manic episode, chances are quite good that he or she would call in sick with no explanation. The stigma surrounding mental health prevents many sufferers from […]

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

Getting More Out of Your EHR

In June 2018, the Stanford University School of Medicine published a white paper focused on improvements to electronic health record (EHR) systems. With 90% of physicians utilizing EHRs, the volume of information and vast number of patients, employees, and doctors accessing the records staggers the imagination.

Stanford’s study determined that positive changes are on the horizon […]

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

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.

Portable cardiac […]

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|