Ambulatory ECG Monitoring
A 24-hour ECG test is the investigation of choice for patients with symptoms of heart disease, such as palpitations, dizzy spells, shortness of breath, and fainting. The C.Net5000 allows these tests to be undertaken in general practice, which can reduce the number of referrals to cardiac specialists in secondary care, giving improved local treatment for patients and cost savings for the NHS
Improving Patient Care
The use of ambulatory ECG monitoring in primary care is supported by the following NHS initiatives:
- Reimbursement may be available through your local CCG. Cardionetics is always happy to chat with CCGs about ways to reduce secondary care referrals.
- The National Service framework for Coronary Heart Disease: Chapter 8, Arrhythmias and sudden Cardiac death
- NICE clinical guideline CG36 for atrial fibrillation
- National Audit Office report, "Joining forces to deliver improved stroke care"
- The Department of Health White Paper, "Our health, our care, our say"
- Satisfies the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement requirements for sustainability
Cardionetics ambulatory ECG monitors and event recorders have been specially designed for use in general practice, and provide fast, accurate, real time analysis and classification of cardiac arrhythmia