Ambulatory Cardiac Telemetry (ACT) is an automatically activated system that requires no patient intervention to either capture or transmit an arrhythmia when it occurs. Upon arrhythmia detection, the system automatically utilizes the integrated cellular phone to transmit the ECG waveform where it is analyzed by clinicians. The patient’s physician is notified of the arrhythmia based on pre-determined notification criteria prescribed by the patient’s physician.
ACT provides critical ECG information by capturing the onset and termination/escape of an arrhythmia to assist in correctly identifying and treating the patient. Patients are monitored for up to 30 days and all the data is available at the request of the physician during the service period and for 7 days following the end of service.
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