February 28, 2014 — AliveCor Inc. announced a partnership with Practice Fusion, a physician-patient community. Physician offices will now be able to import the AliveCor Heart Monitor’s ECG readings, annotated reports and reviews into the Practice Fusion HER. It an attempt to allow them to see a more complete picture of their patients’ medical history and make more educated treatment decisions. Practice Fusion's EHR is used by more than 100,000 medical professionals on a monthly basis, and all of whom will now be offered the ability to import AliveCor ECGs directly into their EHR. Through the AliveECG app physicians can record a patient’s ECG, obtain an expert review, annotate and electronically transfer this data into the EHR within seconds.
The AliveCor Heart Monitor is an U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared mobile ECG recorder that supports both iPhone and Android smartphones. It records, displays, stores and transfers single-channel ECG rhythms wirelessly, using the free AliveECG app. With secure storage in the cloud, users can access their data confidentially anytime, anywhere, and can grant access to their physician. The Heart Monitor is available for purchase in the United States by health professionals, patients with prescriptions and over-the-counter.
For more information: www.alivecor.com