What’s involved in remote monitoring?
Technology now lets us to check your device while you’re at home using mobile network coverage, a standard telephone landline connection or a wireless internet service depending on the sort of monitor.
There have been improvements in pacemakers and defibrillators over the years and so the features that can be monitored remotely are different in different age devices.
The latest devices and monitors are very sophisticated and, if they are wireless, will automatically check that your implanted device is working properly every day while you sleep. Once it’s set up there’s usually nothing else for you to do.
The latest generation of devices and remote monitors will:
- Increase the speed of critical information reaching your cardiologist
- Increase your safety by faster transmission of alerts
- Save you the time and hassle of multiple clinic visits
What is cardiac device remote monitoring?
You want to get on with your life, whether that means spending time with family or going for a walk with the dog. Remote monitoring means you spend less time in hospitals and more time getting on with the things you want to do. We monitor your device remotely. We’ll let you know if or when you need to come in for a check-up.