Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Father-of-six Dean reflects on the day his neighbours saved his life after cardiac arrest
Happitech, Arrhythmia Alliance and Bug Labs launch Heart for Heart e-health initiative
Happitech, Arrhythmia Alliance and Bug Labs will announce the launch of the Heart for Heart e-health initiative. This initiative invites people to participate in the world’s largest crowdsourced heart health initiative by inviting them to contribute their heart rhythm data using the free Heart for Heart iPhone App.
Crowdsourcing campaign looks to improve heart health diagnosis
The initiative asks people to donate heart rhythm data through the Heart for Heart smartphone app. Users do so by placing their finger over their phone’s camera and flash.
Drones could be shockingly quick delivering AEDs during cardiac arrest
In recent years, automated external defibrillators (AEDs) have become more common in public spaces such as movie theaters, shopping malls and restaurants. But survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest remain between 8 and 10 percent.
Heart For Heart
Happitech, Arrhythmia Alliance and Bug Labs will announce the launch of the Heart for Heart campaign during World Heart Rhythm Week. This campaign invites people to participate in the world’s largest crowdsourced heart health initiative by recruiting them to contribute their heart rhythm data using the free Heart for Heart iPhone App.
Interview with Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder & Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance
Arrhythmia Alliance is a coalition of charities, patient groups, patients, carers, healthcare professionals, policy-makers, politicians, allied professionals and all those involved in the care of or affected by cardiac arrhythmias. Arrhythmia Alliance works in collaboration to improve diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for all those suffering with arrhythmias.
HRS 2017: New implantable string subcutaneous defibrillator shows promise for sudden cardiac death prevention
The results from a first-in-man feasibility study on subcutaneous defibrillation utilising an integrated flexible string shaped defibrillator were presented at the Heart Rhythm Society’s 38th Annual Scientific Sessions (10‒13 May, Chicago, USA) by Petr Neuzil from Na Homolce Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic.
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Week to Honour James Bond
Arrhythmia Alliance honours Sir Roger Moore during World Heart Rhythm Week.
Londoners advised to know their pulse during World Heart Rhythm Week
Londoners are being invited to take a free, 30 second pulse check during Heart Rhythm Week. This simple check could prolong or even save their life. Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) happen when a heart rhythm is too fast, too slow, or jumping around (irregular).