June 22, 2021
What is Telemetry and Why It's Being Overused
Over the years, telemetry monitoring has moved away from the acute care setting and into specialized telemetry units and onto general medicine floors with remote telemetry capabilities4. According to recent studies, more than fifty percent of patients ordered telemetry lacked relevant cardiac histories or medical indications...
May 23, 2021
What is Atrial Fibrillation and How ViSi Mobile Detects It
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) approximately 795,000 patients suffer from stroke4 annually in the United States, 87% of which are ischemic5 with 14-30% of those being cardioembolic in nature6. A 2019 article published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences estimated the total cost of stroke including costs associated with underemployment and premature death at 103.5 billion US dollars7.