ECG

This channel includes news and new technology innovations ECG, electrocardiogram systems. These systems are also referred to as EKG, or eletrokardiogram from the original German where ECG was first developed. Electrocardiographs record the heart's electrical activity, recorded with a set of wire electrodes placed in the chest and back.  The electrical impulses and caused by heart muscle depolarizing during each heartbeat. The channel includes news on standard diagnostic ECG systems, ECG management systems, defibrillator-monitors, Holter technology, and remote and wearable ECG patient monitoring. 

Cerner, Mortara, CareAware Waveform Management, ECG, monitoring, cardiac PACS
Technology | February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015 — Cerner Corp. and development partner Mortara Instrument have joined together to introduce CareAware...
News | February 12, 2015
February 12, 2015 — Medi-Lynx Cardiac Monitoring LLC and Medicalgorithmics have announced their participation in a...
News | February 10, 2015 | Dave Fornell
As editor of DAIC, I keep a close watch on trends in cardiovascular technology and try to predict what the next big...
AliveCor, Heart Monitor, atrial fibrillation, AF, ECG, Cleveland Clinic, study
News | February 09, 2015
February 9, 2015 — Cleveland Clinic and AliveCor, Inc. announced the online publication of study results from Cleveland...
AliveCor, Heart Monitor, atrial fibrillation, AF, ECG, mobile, CE Mark

Image courtesy of AliveCor Inc.

Technology | February 02, 2015
February 2, 2015 — AliveCor Inc. announced it has received CE Mark clearance for its automated analysis process (...
AliveCor Heart Monitor, third generation, ECG, atrial fibrillation, AF
Technology | December 22, 2014
December 22, 2014 — AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of its third-generation AliveCor Heart Monitor. Now users have...
News | December 04, 2014
December 4, 2014 — Medi?Lynx Cardiac Monitoring LLC and MEDICALgorithmics will participate in a research project,...
LifeWatch AG, Vital Connect Inc, HealthPatch MD, ECG remote patient monitoring
News | November 12, 2014
Nov. 12, 2014 — LifeWatch AG is signing an agreement with Vital Connect Inc. to utilize their HealthPatch MD as a 1-...
News | November 03, 2014
November 3, 2014 — A diverse group of uncommon congenital heart defects and genetic conditions may put a child in...
McKesson, ECG software, remote ECG access

McKesson Cardiology ECG Mobile extends remote access with the ability for physicians to view and report on ECG waveforms from an iPad.

Case Study | November 03, 2014
Shannon Medical Center has long prided itself on the quality care it provides to patients in the Concho Valley of West...
News | October 23, 2014
Oct. 23, 2014 —Cigna Corporation has reinstated coverage of the Ambulatory Cardiac Telemetry (ACT) service provided by...
News | October 13, 2014
Covidien announced that it has notified customers of a voluntary Field Safety Alert for certain Medi-Trace Cadence and...
alivecore, alivercor, smartphone ECG, AF, Afrib, atrial fibrillation
Technology | September 29, 2014
September 29, 2014 — AliveCor announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which provides patients...
Technology | August 22, 2014
August 22, 2014 — AliveCor announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company clearance for...
This study looked at ECG factors that lead to misinterpretation of STEMI heart attack diagnosis in a community hospital and EMS system, leading to inappropriate cardiac catheterizations.
Feature | ECG | July 31, 2014 | Samantha Avery, D.O., Nicholas Kotch, D.O., Anne Kroman, D.O., Ph.D., Ricarda White, D.O., Peter Wassmer, M.D., FACC
In a community hospital and emergency medical services (EMS) system, the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) is...