Welcome to the seventh educational blog post in our series on remote monitoring for caregivers of patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs). In this post, we will focus on the key takeaway from the 2023 HRS/EHRA/APHRS/LAHRS Expert Consensus Statement on Practical Management of the Remote Device Clinic: A relationship between remote monitoring clinics and device manufacturers for bidirectional exchange of ideas for staff training, patient education, patient care services, and management of safety advisories and recalls is imperative.
Building a strong relationship with device manufacturers is essential for effective patient care in remote monitoring programs. Collaboration between remote monitoring clinics and device manufacturers allows for a bidirectional exchange of ideas and expertise. This collaboration can encompass various aspects, including staff training, patient education, patient care services, and the management of safety advisories and recalls.
Collaboration with device manufacturers offers several benefits for patients with CIEDs. Here are some key advantages:
As caregivers, it is crucial to establish a strong relationship with device manufacturers for effective collaboration in remote monitoring programs. Actively engage with manufacturers to stay updated on the latest advancements, participate in training programs, and access educational resources for patients and caregivers. Collaborate with manufacturers to ensure efficient management of safety advisories and recalls.
In our next blog post, we will delve into the use of third-party resources in remote monitoring programs and the benefits they offer. Stay tuned for more valuable insights on managing remote monitoring for patients with CIEDs.
*Note: This educational blog post is provided as a service of Cardiac RMS and is based on the 2023 HRS/EHRA/APHRS/LAHRS Expert Consensus Statement on Practical Management of the Remote Device Clinic.
Cardiac RMS LLC is a clinical service partner with expertise in remote monitoring of patients who have a cardiac pacemaker, implantable cardiac defibrillator, implantable heart failure device, or implantable loop recorder. Services also include Virtual Care Management, utilizing Remote Physiologic Monitoring (RPM) and care management to remotely support the treatment of patients with chronic conditions.