Cardiovascular Disease News
Lincolnshire, Illinois-based iRhythm Technologies, Inc.’s ZIO service combines wearable biosensor devices with mobile and cloud-based technology designed to improve how heart arrhythmias are diagnosed and managed.
A study published in the Journal of Health Economics and Outcomes Research entitled “Cost Analysis and Clinical Outcomes of Ambulatory Care Monitoring in Medicare Patients: Describing the Diagnostic Odyssey,” (JHEOR 2015;2(2):161-9 ) coauthored by Rene J.G. Arnold and Andrew Layton. The paper assesses costs incurred in diagnosis, additional monitoring and following clinical events after initial use of the Holter monitor device with Medicare patients suffering from cardiac arrhythmia.