Encouraging Patients to Follow Up

You wish the best for your patients, and following surgery or treatment, it is imperative to understand how their bodies are reacting. Obviously this concerns following up at intervals. However, patients are often under the impression that following up is unnecessary and expensive if they feel fine. The cardiac monitor experts at Medicomp take a [...]

2019-09-11T16:06:32-04:00October 7th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Is Telemedicine the Future of Health Care?

Telemedicine, or the ability for a doctor to complete a patient examination remotely utilizing technology, is not a new concept. In fact, the concept dates back to 1925 when Hugo Gernsback published a theory that remote aperture that could be controlled wirelessly to help a doctor physically “examine” a patient. Today’s telemedicine has advanced tremendously [...]

2019-09-11T16:04:47-04:00September 30th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Reducing Prescriptions

The Internet is a double-edged sword: one side shows how patients can educate themselves on their illness and look up the correct type of treatment, while the other side predicts dire consequences from a common cold and recommends medication for any illness — whether it is borne of bacteria or a virus. As a physician, [...]

2019-09-02T14:30:56-04:00July 30th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Treating with Compassion

Think of a program that will benefit patients, make your staff happier, and cause referrals to escalate. Sound enticing? What if the program was free? Treating patients with dignity and compassion costs nothing extra, but gives those patients a sense of value and, in their eyes, you become a healing superstar. Read the information below [...]

2019-09-02T14:29:44-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Diogenes Algorithm

Artificial intelligence (AI) has taken center stage in many realms of science. It sounds like a surreal concept that overestimates computers and underestimates human intellect. However, Medicomp’s Diogenes algorithm is artificial intelligence technology at its peak. This remarkable programming marvel is the basis of all Medicomp’s portable cardiac monitors, not just the top-of-the-line models.  Every [...]

2019-09-02T14:27:09-04:00July 16th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|

Staying Healthy as a Medical Professional

Caring for your patients is stressful; you take on many of their problems and difficulties throughout the day and even while you are away from the office you still dwell on patient situations. Along with the mental strain, the sheer amount of hours you work negatively impacts your schedule. How can you help yourself stay [...]

2019-06-10T08:59:53-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

TelePatch Cardiac Monitoring System

When Medicomp conceptualized the idea of a new portable cardiac monitor, they brought together the best technology they had contrived in the past, including the stringent beat-for-beat rate, rhythm, morphology, and P-wave analysis indicative of all their monitors, then added all other possible features while addressing the complaints they had heard from customers and physicians [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:52-04:00June 25th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring News|

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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:52-04:00June 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:52-04:00June 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:52-04:00May 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 [...]

2019-05-09T16:36:58-04:00May 21st, 2019|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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:52-04:00April 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 [...]

2019-04-11T13:41:44-04:00April 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:54-04:00April 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:54-04:00March 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:54-04:00March 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 [...]

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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:23:54-04:00February 18th, 2019|Cardiac Monitoring, Cardiac Monitoring News|