Category Archives: sudden cardiac arrest

Cardiac Patients will Benefit from Digital Health Technologies


Cardiovascular disease, specifically sudden cardiac death is the number one killer in the USA and most westernized countries. Many of the technologies which have been developed to address the problems of cardiac diseases have centered on expensive devices such as … Continue reading

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Recent Healthcare Regulations and Relationship to Digital Technologies


Recently there have been significant developments with regards to healthcare regulatory requirements. One might look at the impacts on digital technologies depending upon whether they are mandates directed specifically at technology or aimed at clinical issues. I will touch on … Continue reading

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Can an EHR Save Your Life?


    Every year it is estimated that 400,000 people die of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the number one cause of death, in the USA.   There are usually no warning signs or symptoms. This is different than a heart attack, a … Continue reading

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