Connected ECG Service
Utilizing the MedicalSuite™ technology, Bittium and evismo jointly developed an efficient solution for 1 to 30 day ECG remote monitoring. The resulting evismo-CardioFlex is a wireless, long-term ECG service with maximum diagnostic reliability for general practitioners, cardiologists, clinics, stroke centers, hospitals, and other medical professionals. With CardioFlex the accuracy of the diagnosis is increased by around 10 times compared to the previously standard 24/48-hour Holter.
evismo accesses the ECG and movement data remotely every day and checks if the available information is sufficient for a diagnosis. The vital parameters, which are continuously measured by a lightweight, waterproof ECG sensor Bittium Faros™, are transmitted daily to the evismo platform. The wireless and strongly encrypted transmission of the ECG data is done via a dedicated, highly secure Bittium MedicalSuite Mobile Device with a corresponding app.
The daily data check and ECG analysis is only run until a diagnosis can be made. The ECG sensor is worn for as short a time as possible, but as long as is necessary. This reduces the need for multiple examinations. It makes diagnosis and treatment faster. As a result, patient satisfaction increases and doctors´ and medical staff´s workload gets lighter. It also lowers diagnostic costs. As soon as the sensor can be removed, the patient gets a notification from the special app. The data is analyzed and the referring cardiologist, or a cardiologist from the Swiss evismo service center, then makes a diagnosis. The costs for such ECG examinations are covered in Switzerland by the basic insurance of the Swiss health insurance companies.
In the future, evismo plans to expand the current set-up. The aim is to consolidate the recording and evaluation of other vital parameters, such as blood pressure, oxygen saturation, EEG, etc., on one medical platform. Based on the recorded vital parameters, the company will provide remote monitoring, e.g. for chronically ill patients, or offer medical care at home after hospitalization, whereby patients can be discharged earlier and monitored reliably. Bittium is looking forward to supporting the future endeavors of the dedicated evismo team.