An electrophysiologist at the forefront of digital health tech explains the latest in virtual visits and wearable and smartphone-based technologies for remote heart monitoring.
The ability to record one’s own heart rhythm strip, directly visualize it and share it with a physician has become a reality for patients with atrial fibrillation, a new study shows.
The leader of a global study of the BlueSync system for automatic wireless remote monitoring explains why the technology promises to remake monitoring of cardiac pacemakers.
A study shows that the first FDA-approved smartwatch healthcare accessory can effectively identify atrial fibrillation, especially with physician overview. But incorporating it into practice won’t be simple.
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For electrophysiologist Khaldoun Tarakji, MD, facilitating advanced training in the U.S. for physicians abroad is a priority with deep personal roots.
Venous injuries with transvenous lead extraction happen more often than is recognized clinically, a new study reveals. The lead author shares some implications for practice.
A leading clinician champion of remote monitoring and virtual visits recaps how the technology has evolved and where it looks to be heading.
Researchers tapped a huge Cleveland Clinic database for an updated picture of factors surrounding the need for — and outcomes of — cardiac electronic device placement after heart surgery. Here’s what they learned.
Cleveland Clinic now offers telemedicine consults for some arrhythmia patients. A cardiologist shares the rationale, why electrophysiology is a natural starting point and why in-person visits aren’t going away.
One in three patients with CIED infections referred to Cleveland Clinic for extraction in recent years had methicillin-resistant staphylococci. Here’s why that’s worrisome and what can be done.