Mobile Cardiac Telemetry Companies
Mobile Cardiac Telemetry (MCT) companies offer the most exciting technology in the ambulatory cardiac monitoring industry. Mobile Cardiac Telemetry companies provide the market place with monitoring devices that automatically detect & automatically transmit cardiac abnormalities via cell phone to an accredited laboratory that is monitored 24 hours a day, 7 day a week, 365 days a year.
The leading Mobile Cardiac Telemetry (MCT) Companies in the U.S include:
ACS Diagnostics (wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Cardiac Systems) is familiar name in the world of ambulatory cardiac monitoring with a history dating back to 1980. ACS the newest company to join the field of Mobile Cardiac Telemetry with the introduction of their multi functional called the CORE¹² (Cardiac Outpatient Real-Time ECG).
Phillips Healthcare | BioTelemetry Inc.
BioTelemetry has been the US industry leader in Mobile Cardiac Telemetry now acquired by Philips Healthcare. Philips is now the parent company to many mobile cardiac telemetry companies. These companies include:
CardioNet Inc. is the pioneer of Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry (MCOT™) with their proprietary MCOT™ Monitor. . CardioNet is the most successful of all mobile cardiac telemetry companies in the U.S.
LifeWatch was the second largest of all Mobile Cardiac Telemetry companies in the U.S. prior to the acquisition by BioTelemetry. Lifewatch refers to their version of MCT called Ambulatory Cardiac Telemetry (ACT™). LifeWatch has two version of ACT with the ACT Monitor and the ACT Ex Monitor. The LifeWatch is being phased out by Philips / BioTelemetry.
Preventice entered the MCT market with the acquisition of industry leader eCardio and now is a wholly owned subsidiary of Boston Scientific Corporation. In addition to MCT, Preventice offers Holter Monitoring & Cardiac Event Monitoring services. The original Preventice MCT monitor is called the VERITE & their wearable MCT patch called the BodyGuardian MINI PLUS.
REACTdx is now Medicomp. Medicomp has been a a player in ambulatory cardiac monitoring for many decades known in Holter Monitoring & Cardiac Event Monitoring. REACTdx now has a wearable MCT monitor called the ReactDx TelePatch. Previously, Medicomp’s MCT Device was called the SAVI Wireless™ MCT Monitor.
ScottCare was one of the first of all Mobile Cardiac Telemetry companies to offer a flexible reimbursement structure for U.S cardiovascular clinics and hospitals. The ScottCare MCT monitor is called the TeleSense™ Monitor.