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CareLink Express™ Mobile App

SIMPLIFY DEVICE CHECKS WITH CARELINK EXPRESS MOBILE

Our advancement into the smart technology arena means a mobile tablet can now be used to interrogate a patient’s cardiac device in a variety of healthcare settings (e.g., emergency rooms, operating room, procedural areas, hospital nursing floors). Using a Medtronic Patient Connector (Model 24965), an Apple®* tablet, and a free app; a device check can be done quickly — and sent securely to a device specialist for interpretation.


HOW IT WORKS

illustrated flowchart items 1-3. Image one shows an illustration of a device being interrogated in a healthcare setting. Image 2 shows that the app will confirm that the transmission was successful. Image 3 shows an illustration of a Medtronic Representative or device follow-up clinician is notified of the transmission and reviews the data remotely on the CareLink Express Website.
illustrated flowchart items 4-5. Image 4 shows an illustration of a telephone call that is made by the reviewer to the clinician in the CareLink Express healthcare setting to discuss the technical findings. Data Access options include a faxed copy of the summary report being sent back to the facility or they can be made available on the CareLink Express Website. Image 5 illustrates the patient's follow-up clinic receives transmission data for patients currently enrolled in the CareLink Network.

The CareLink Express Mobile System Consists of: 

 handheld image of the Patient Connector

PATIENT CONNECTOR

A handheld telemetry wand called the patient connector

MyCareLink Express Mobile App Icon

MOBILE APPLICATION

A Medtronic mobile application downloadable from the App Store®

image of  MyCareLink Express mobile application on a tablet

TABLET

An Apple®** tablet

image of  the patient connector and tablet in a carrying case

CARRYING CASE

A carrying case that will house both the patient connector and the tablet


QUALITY, EFFICIENT PATIENT CARE

With CareLink Express Mobile, you can quickly determine the care pathway for your cardiac device patients. It can also help reduce the time your cardiac device patient spends in the acute care setting and can help hospitals avoid unnecessary (and costly) admissions for these patients.1-3

  • Device data report is transferred directly into a follow-up clinic's CareLink system and the patient's electronic health record (EHR)4
  • 24/7 technical support
  • Compatible with 99% of Medtronic devices5

WHY CARELINK EXPRESS MOBILE


References

1

Small R, Tang W, Wickemeyer W, et al. Managing Heart Failure Patients with Intra-Thoracic Impedance Monitoring: A Multi-Center US Evaluation (OFISSER). J Card Fail. August 2007;13(6); Supp 2;S113-S114.

2

Boriani G, Da Costa A, Ricci RP, et al. Monitoring Resynchronization devices and Cardiac patients (MORE-CARE) randomized controlled trial: phase 1 results on dynamics of early intervention with remote monitoring. J Med Internet Res. August 21, 2013;15(8):e167.

3

Mabo P, Victor F, Bazin P, et al. A randomized trial of long-term remote monitoring of pacemaker recipients (the COMPAS trial). Eur Heart J. May 2012;33(9):1105-1111.

4

CareLink Express Mobile Product Design Files

5

Pre-CareLink Express pilot data collected in 5 Medtronic districts for 4 consecutive weeks. Results may vary.


**A list of supported tablets is available at www.medtronic.com/24965

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