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Preventive Cardiology and Wearable ECG Devices

By Nesli Williams, Sr. Manager of Marketing Communications, Ambulatory Cardiology & Digital Health at Cardiac Insight   Historically, atrial fibrillation (AFib) was most commonly diagnosed in older adults, with 70% of cases found in patients between ages 65 and 85.1 However, many of the associated lifestyle risk factors — such as obesity and hypertension —… Read more »

Solutions to Unmet Clinical Needs

A cardiologist meeting with a patient

By Abby Massey, Director, Clinical Services & Education Cardiac Insight   While ambulatory ECG monitoring has certainly improved since the introduction of the short-term Holter monitor, even recent innovations in prescription wearable technology face significant challenges that limit clinical performance and diagnostic accuracy, including:

Streamlining Practice Workflows With In-House Automated ECG Analysis Algorithm Technology

By Abby Massey, Director, Clinical Services & Education Cardiac Insight   The number of atrial fibrillation (AFib) cases is expected to double, or even triple, by 2050 as the global population continues to age.1 To help mitigate the growing clinical burden, cardiology providers must implement innovations in the diagnostic process that accelerate the time to… Read more »

Update: Cardiac Complications Post-COVID and the need for ECG Monitoring

Commentary by Robert Hauser, MD Chair, Cardiac Insight Scientific Advisory Board   SARS-CoV-2 most notably causes respiratory symptoms, but the virus can infect almost any organ in the body.1 With almost four years of data on the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians and researchers alike are closely monitoring how the disease progresses from short-term infections to long-term… Read more »

Screening for sudden cardiac arrest risks in young athletes

By Abby Massey Director, Clinical Services & Education at Cardiac Insight   Protecting youth by identifying the heart conditions putting them at risk   Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) can occur without warning or prior indication of heart disease. The disrupted blood flow interferes with oxygen delivery to vital organs, which can quickly become fatal if… Read more »

Atrial Fibrillation: Early rhythm control comes of age

Dr. Robert Hauser

Commentary by Robert Hauser, MD Chair, Cardiac Insight Scientific Advisory Board   Clinical atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with increased rates of stroke, heart failure, mortality, hospitalization, and cognitive decline. For years oral anticoagulation and rate control have been the mainstays of treatment. But now, with the advent of new techniques, AF ablation has become… Read more »

Accelerating Results in Cardiac Arrhythmia Diagnostics

A patient wearing Cardea SOLO

Ann Demaree, RN Vice President of Marketing & Business Development   When doctors outsource for test results, the “wait” begins for the provider and staff, as well as for the anxious patient. In many cases, the delay to get the results back is measured in days, but some types of outsourced tests can often take… Read more »

September is National AFib Awareness Month

5 Ways Cardiac Insight is Expanding Access to AFib Diagnosis and Treatment To find the right solution, you must first know a problem exists. During AFib (Atrial Fibrillation) Awareness Month this September, cardiologists, electrophysiologists, clinicians, and the wider cardiology community including Cardiac Insight are raising awareness and a collective voice to ensure the public understands… Read more »

Leading the ECG Analysis Wave

Dr. David Hadley Senior VP of Research & Development   Driving accessibility and adoption of the next generation ECG technology   Waves, whether transmitted through bedrock or heart muscle, often forecast future events. But you must know how to listen and leverage the right technology. Analyzing waves to understand source characteristics has always fascinated me…. Read more »

The Increasingly Mobile “Life” Health Record

Nathan Hutchinson Regional Sales Director   Patient-Focused Care and the Increasingly Mobile “Life” Health Record   The idea of “Continuity of Patient Care” is extending further past the four walls of the hospital, past the physician office or clinic, into the patient’s home and beyond. Patients can access advanced care and testing in a growing… Read more »