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Much more than just convenient? Home monitoring for pacemakers, CRTs, ICDs (Part 1)

“I have a home monitor for my ICD, but I really don’t understand what it’s good for!” This is a comment I recently read in one of the German online support groups that I’m participating in. 1,098 more words

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Hospitalization used as an opportunity to complete basal testing.

Every now and then, my “new normal”, the results of having had a total pancreatectomy, rises up and makes themselves the center of my attention. I occasionally experience significant abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, but after a few days inpatient, my symptoms subside & I can resume my daily life activities in my own home. 1,021 more words

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Where I'm At With This...

It’s been almost two months since I began the trial with the Medtronic MiniMed 530G System with Enlite. I’d like to tell you where I’m at with this… 775 more words


"Be Your Own Morale Officer": An Interview with John Osborne

A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to sit down and chat with John Osborne, the recently retired president of Stillwater National Bank… 1,729 more words


First in Canada ... again! CareLink reaches 1K active patients in Calgary

CareLink is a technology produced by Medtronic that allows health providers the ability to remotely monitor patients who have pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization and implantable heart monitors.  184 more words

University Of Calgary

Guest Blog - South West LHIN Consumer eHealth Innovation Session

Richard Booth is a nurse and PhD candidate with a strong interest in the use of information in the delivery of healthcare services.  Richard has a particular interest in social media and is doing what he can to educate fellow clinicians on the power of social media. 1,327 more words

Why Wireless Health Matters

By Robert B. McCray, Co-Founder, President and CEO of the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA)

THE potential of wireless health will be realized in the effective blending of three bodies of learning: high technology; life sciences; and human factors. 1,193 more words