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 […]

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 […]

Unusual Heart Attack Signs

It has been well documented that radiating pain in the left arm and constricting chest pain are signs of a heart attack. However, some people show uncommon symptoms when suffering a heart attack. Medicomp, your remote cardiac monitor specialists, want you to be aware of the following symptoms. If you […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

How Pets Help Your Heart

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that about half of Americans have at least one of the following three risk factors for heart disease: smoking, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Diet and exercise are great ways to reduce your risk, but they aren’t the […]

What Happens After a Heart Attack?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that every year 790,000 Americans suffer a heart attack with 580,000 of those being the patient’s first attack. When an individual is released from the hospital after having a heart attack, he or she may be wondering what happens […]

Genetics Not As Influential in Heart Disease as Previously Thought

Along with stress, sleep patterns, obesity, and a healthy lifestyle, genetics play an integral part in the diagnosis and care of heart disease. Or do they? How important are family history and genetic predisposition to cardiovascular disease? You may be surprised to find a number […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Case Studies, Holter Monitors|

Increase in Stroke Rates in Younger People a Cause for Concern

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports that while stroke rates are lowering for those above 55, rates are quickly increasing for those aged 35 to 39. This is a major cause for concern and indicates that increased cardiac education may be needed […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Case Studies, Holter Monitors|

Space Programs

When the International Space Station’s Cardiolab needed monitoring equipment they looked no further than Medicomp. Use of Medicomp’s Holter Monitors and Epicardia system had been such a successful part of the Mir Space Station’s physiolab, the team of French scientists at CNES asked Medicomp to be a part of the their Cardiolab aboard the International […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Case Studies|

Identifying and Documenting Cardiac Events “Justification for a Pacemaker”

Reducing the Time to Diagnosis & Treatment
Hospital/Institution: Cardiovascular Consultants of Vincennes
Location: Vincennes, IN

CardioPAL™ SAVI Case Study


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80 year old female with a past medical history of coronary artery disease, posterolateral wall MI, persistent atrial fibrillation, hypothyroidism, hyperlipidemia, and a four year history of unexplained syncopal episodes. In 2003, she presented to her physician […]

By |April 26th, 2014|Case Studies|

Enhancing the Cardiac Diagnostic Yield through Rate, Rhythm, QRS Morphology, & P-Wave Analysis

Matching Technology to the Patient’s Needs
Author: Tina Flowers
Position: Nursing/Office Manager
Hospital/Institution: Edward W. Leahey, M.D., P.A., F.A.C.C

CardioPAL™ SAVI Case Study


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Female patient, 29 years of age, 28 weeks pregnant presented with complaints of an irregular heart beat described as, “racing on and off” throughout the past few months. “It usually happens everyday and lasts […]

By |April 26th, 2014|Case Studies|