December 27, 2011 — CardioComm Solutions Inc. demonstrated HeartCheck Smart Monitoring, its newly developed remote patient electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring service, during Medica 2011. The system uses CardioComm’s new application programming interface (API), and their established C4 (CardioComm Coordinating Centre) arrhythmia and ECG management service to interact with handheld patient-activated ECG monitoring devices. Medica 2011 was held in Germany in November.
The API works specifically with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared and CE certified HeartCheck ECG monitor. The monitor functions as an arrhythmia as well as a resting ECG monitor, providing a function much like a digital thermometer for the heart.
“We can transmit these ECGs under a standardized format in such a manner that physicians have rapid access to review them and provide a medical interpretation or recommendation for how patients should proceed,” said Etienne Grima, CardioComm CEO.
At Medica 2011, the company demonstrated the interoperability between C4 and the handheld ECG monitor to several companies; ECGs were recorded while at the congress in Germany and transmitted to CardioComm’s server facilities in Canada. The recordings were then reviewed within minutes through the physician portal for C4.
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