AliveCor’s mobile ECG now available in UK and Ireland

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AliveCor has announced that its Heart Monitor for iPhone 4, 4S and 5 is now available for purchase in the UK and Ireland.

To support the launch, the AliveCor Heart Monitor will be on display at the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) Europace 2013 meeting in Athens, Greece (23–26 June). According to the company, it is the first CE-marked mobile device based ECG monitor that is used to record, display, store and transfer single-channel electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythms. It is available to medical professionals, patients, and health-conscious individuals at Amazon.co.uk.

The Heart Monitor increases the accessibility of ECGs, giving everyone the ability to record anytime, anywhere.” John Camm, professor of Clinical Cardiology said: “You can now capture and review clinical-grade ECG rhythm strips within seconds, without special preparation and without attaching leads.”

AliveCor’s Heart Monitor snaps onto the back of an iPhone to record, display, store, and transfer single-channel electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythms wirelessly with the corresponding, free AliveECG app. Recorded rhythm strips can be of any duration, and are stored in the app and securely in the cloud in PDF format for reviewing, analysis, and printing through AliveCor’s website. Cloud storage is compliant with the UK Data Privacy Act and the Data Protection Directive in the European Union. ECG data is accessible from any web browser.

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