Physio-Control Introduces Basic Life Support 12-Lead ECG Solution


August 24, 2011

ReadyLink enables basic life support (BLS) emergency medical service (EMS) providers to acquire and transmit a patient’s 12-lead ECG to hospitals using the Lifenet system. Lifenet is Physio-Control’s cloud-based data network for remote physician interpretation and decision support. This provides earlier insight into a chest pain patient’s condition, especially in rural areas with limited access to advanced life support (ALS) providers, and enables the most efficient routing for patient treatment.

ReadyLink  requires a three-step process to capture and transmit a 12-lead ECG:

1) Prepare patient’s skin and place electrodes

2) One-button push to acquire 12-lead ECG and

3) One-button push to transmit ECG to selected hospital facility via the Lifenet system.

Additional ReadyLink features include:

- All ECG leads visible on screen

- Full keyboard for easy patient data entry

- Backlit screen

- External AC/DC converter with rechargeable lithium ion battery

- Built-in modem

- Internal storage up to 60 ECGs

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