Telemedical ECG service has improved patient cardiac care while reducing its cost (UK)

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eHealthInsider item written by Dr Jonathan Liberman, a Manchester GP who explains how a ‘telemedical’ ECG service has improved patient cardiac care while reducing its cost…”The pilot, which started in 2007, enabled more than 2,000 people to avoid a trip to hospital. Since deploying the telemedical ECG service at the medical centre, approximately 90% of patients who have come in for a test avoided going onto hospital. Today, the monitoring service is in use across ten primary car[sic] trusts in Greater Manchester” Nice-find-heads-up to TANN: Canada editor Trevor Cradduck.