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 […]
No matter your age, it’s always a good idea to understand how your heart works. Take a few minutes during your next yearly exam to ask the nurse what your blood pressure and pulse are, and use those numbers as your baseline any time you check your vital signs at home in the future. Medicomp’s […]
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 […]
Once your residency ended, you anticipated a strong career without the undue stress of proving yourself and spending long nights studying. While the stressors have changed, the amount of burdens seems to have multiplied rather than lessened. Physician burnout affects more than 40% of doctors in the United States. The ECG monitoring company, Medicomp, wants […]
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 […]
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 […]
A recent study showed that when people reached around age 60, heart muscles do not have the elasticity they once did. Because the heart loses elasticity as we age, it cannot pump blood as powerfully or effectively. And because the heart muscle cannot fully expand and contract, it tends to be smaller in size. Smaller […]
Although caring for patients and helping them reach their optimal health is rewarding, there are times when physicians will have to practice extra patience with clients who can be stubborn. Medicomp, innovators of first-rate Holter Monitoring equipment, discusses a few strategies doctors can implement to get patients onboard and more proactive in their treatment plan. […]
Since at-risk patients have a higher chance of experiencing complications, it is especially important that they follow through with prescribed medical care. In many instances, this involves much more than just taking medication. It can also include cutting out bad habits and beginning new habits, like quitting smoking and eating right and exercising. Read on […]
In order for a day to run smoothly at any doctor’s office, the staff must work as a team. “Time is money,” and when doctors, nurses, and office assistants aren’t on the same page, it can cost the practice much needed revenue. These four tips can help your practice improve medical staff efficiency and productivity.
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.
If your cardiovascular health can be described as poor or intermediate, you’ll want to take steps to improve it to prevent serious complications, like a stroke or heart attack. Here are some methods to find the motivation to better your heart health.
The My Heart Challenge
Intermountain Heart Institute created the My Heart Challenge to encourage […]
Reading an electrocardiogram (ECG) correctly can more precisely pinpoint any cardiovascular anomalies a patient may experience. Medicomp, leaders in ECG patch technology, offers the following guidelines to interpret an ECG since every patient relates symptoms differently, and cardiac rhythms will vary from one individual to the next.
Is the rhythm regular? Check the QRS segment of […]