Joseph Capper, President and Chief Executive Officer of CardioNet, commented: "The launch of this state-of-the-art system is further evidence of our commitment to advancing cardiac monitoring solutions to meet the evolving needs of physicians and their patients. The introduction of this new device enhances our leadership position in cardiac monitoring with capabilities to improve the patient experience and reduce costs. The new device will enable physicians to offer the product in their offices, shortening the time to patient activation. The monitor also incorporates instructional video which, combined with the recent launch of an online tutorial, will further improve the patient experience. The cost to manufacture this product is approximately one-third less compared to our current system. Additionally, the products flexible design will facilitate the seamless introduction of planned future enhancements."
CardioNet is a leading provider of ambulatory, continuous, real-time outpatient management solutions for monitoring relevant and timely clinical information regarding an individuals health. CardioNets initial efforts are focused on the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiac arrhythmias, or heart rhythm disorders, with a solution that it markets as Mobile Cardiac Outpatient TelemetryTM (MCOTTM). More information can be found at http://www.cardionet.com.
Posted by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, MDT