FOCUSON for Cardiology

FOCUSON™ MONITORING AND TRIAGING SERVICE

Save time whilst enabling better outcomes

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WHY FOCUSON™?

In today’s healthcare environment, the quality and efficiency of follow-up care is one of the biggest challenges organisations face on a daily basis.

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GROWING DATA AND PATIENTS

  • Increasing number of patients to be followed-up1
  • Amount of data
    to be reviewed
    is growing


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ORGANISATIONAL CHALLENGES 

  • Limited resources2
  • Need for efficiency and organisational optimisation3,4

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time to Medical Action 

  • Timely data review is critical to ensure optimal medical treatment of clinical events3,4

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What is FOCUSON™ ?

FocusOn™ is a monitoring and triaging service designed to help healthcare professionals save time spent reviewing transmissions whilst enabling better outcomes.

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FOCUSON™ FREES UP TIME

FOCUSON™  FREES UP TIME

Less time spent on reviewing transmissions with non-actionable data means more time for other relevant activities in a Health Care Professional's workday.

20%

of transmitted data requires clinical action.1,5,6

3H

of data review is saved per patient, per year*7

FOCUSON™ ENABLES BETTER OUTCOMES

FOCUSON™  ENABLES BETTER OUTCOMES

Clinically relevant data is triaged and escalated promptly to hospital clinical teams, allowing patients requiring treatment to be prioritised and treated in a timely manner.

  3X

faster in reviewing transmissions from the moment of receiving them8


  1 DAY

to escalate urgent events8

 

 

A VIRTUAL EXTENSION OF YOUR TEAM

All transmissions are reviewed by two certified ECG and cardiac device specialists supervised by Cardiologists.

The FocusOn™ team triages all incoming CareLink™ transmitted data from all Medtronic cardiac devices according to hospital customisations.

 

 

MORE THAN 1 MILION
TRANSMISSIONS TRIAGED

How FOCUSON™ works

TIMELY, ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS

Hospital clinical teams are promptly notified on clinically actionable information, using communications prioritised by color-coding and proactive phone calls for urgent events. Therefore more time can be dedicated to patients that need immediate care.

SAME WORKING DAY

Red events are notified by phone and email*

*Last 2 hours/next working day

NEXT WORKING DAY

Amber events are notified by email

WEEKLY

Green event data is aggregated in one weekly email for efficient review

FOCUSON™ PLATFORM

All FocusOn™ triaged data and transmissions are accessible via the FocusOn™ platform.

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EASY ACCESS
Combines Carelink™ data with FocusOn™ insights that matter

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PRIVACY BY DESIGN
Ensure compliance with data protection legislations

READ A CASE STUDY:

Tampere heart hospital in Finland was struggling with data burden generated by implantable cardiac monitoring. Find out how FocusOn™ helped reduce data review time and increase quality of care for patients.

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Struggling with a growing amount of ICM data?

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What our customers say

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DISCOVER THE REVEAL LINQTM 
SYSTEM

Find out how the Reveal LINQ™ ICM frees up clinical time with superior efficiency and innovative monitoring solutions.

MORE TIME FOR PATIENT CARE

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for patients Implanted with Reveal LINQ™ ICM - based on 11.3 minutes per transmission.7

References

1

Cronin et al, 2012, Heart Rhythm, vol 9, n°12

2

Gimbel, 2012, Heart Rhythm, vol 9, n°12

3

Ricci et al, 2013, Europace, 15, i49–i53

4

Varma 2013, Europace,15, 921–923

5

Monitoring center pilot. Medtronic data on file. September 2015

6

Giannola et al, JMIR Cardio 2019;3(2):e9815

7

Seiler A et al. Clinic Time Required for Remote and In-person Management of Cardiac Device Patients: Time and Motion Workflow Evaluation. J Med Int Res, In print, June 2021 Nicolle E, et al. Clinic time required to manage remote monitoring of cardiac implantable electronic devices: impact of outsourcing initial data review and triage. EP Europace. 2021;23(Supplement_3):euab116-519

8

Medtronic Data on File, 2016, Time to review file

9

Medtronic Data on file, May 2020, FocusOn™ User Satisfaction Survey