Corcam selects Telit Wireless to integrate mobile heart monitoring system
Dec 21, 2012 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) --
Corcam Technology, a Brazilian-based tele-cardiology company, has selected Telit Wireless Solutions' module to integrate Nexcor, a continuous-duty, portable, and mobile heart monitoring system.
Employing embedded intelligence, the system can monitor the patient's electrocardiogram trace continuously. When Nexcor's analysis algorithms identify an ECG abnormality, the system automatically generates an exam report and sends it to a monitoring center to be evaluated by a cardiologist. Based on established protocols, the center moves to secure prompt assistance for the patient because time is a critical factor in the treatment of heart problems, the company said.
Telit's engineering design-in services and support are structured to complement the module in an offering that streamlines the integration of m2m functionality its customers' devices. The company orchestrates delivery of engineering services and support from a network of its own 27 sales and support offices, an online technical support forum.
"There are many examples of the possibilities for M2M - this is a great one. We are proud to be part of Corcam's Nexcor not only with our modules, but also with the engineering support and value added services that made the creation of this system possible", said Ricardo Buranello, Telit Latin America Director. "Continuous remote heart monitoring has the possibility of saving countless lives in the future."
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