BIOTRONIK is making available its portable implanted cardiac device monitoring technology for global sales. The system is designed to establish a communication link between ICD’s, CRT’s, and pacemakers with clinics via a cell phone network.
Using an intuitive, red-yellow-coded traffic light concept, BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring quickly and easily identifies patients with the most clinically relevant events to streamline clinic workflow; ensuring efficient use of clinic time by reducing unnecessary in-office follow-ups and so improving patient care. Daily as well as trend patient and device information, is automatically evaluated and prioritized through the intelligent traffic light system, and conveniently presented in the CardioReport®. This status summary on the BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring secure website enables physicians to quickly review the most important information at a glance.
Moreover, this fully automatic system enables early detection of clinically relevant changes in patient or device status, allowing prompt intervention to prevent further worsening in a patient’s condition. In these cases of important status changes, BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring generates an alert notification via email, SMS or fax to the physician. BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring has been proven to enable physicians to identify patients who require attention earlier.1,2 The unique CardioMessenger®, patient device, gives patients freedom to be completely mobile while wirelessly transmitting important clinical and device status information to the BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring secure website for physician evaluation.
TRUST (Lumax-T/Lumos-T safely RedUceS rouTine office device follow-up), a multi-center, prospective, randomized controlled trial has proved that BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring is as safe and effective as conventional in-office ICD follow-up.
Press release: Global Launch of the new BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring
Product page: BIOTRONIK home monitoring; CardioMessenger II
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