Cardiovascular Business hosted a roundtable discussion on the clinical, legal and economic considerations of the remote monitoring of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) with wireless capabilities. Despite data supporting the clinical benefits of remote monitoring, some practices are resisting adoption due to the potential liability of receiving alerts on a 24-hour basis. Four experts share their opinions on how practices should approach these considerations. Full article: cardiovascularbusiness.com/topics/healthcare-economics/protect-your-practice-medico-legal-considerations-remote-monitoring

Victor R. Cotton, MD, JD, Healthcare Attorney, Hershey, Pa.
Anne M. Gillis, MD, President-elect of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Debra Halligan, RN, BSN, Clinical Leader, Pacemaker/ICD Clinic, North Shore Medical Center, Salem, Mass.
Colin M. Movsowitz, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia

Presented by Cardiovascular Business ( cardiovascularbusiness.com ) with an educational grant from St. Jude Medical. Copyright © 2003-2012 TriMed Media Group, Inc.

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