Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Wearable Technology: Safeguards will help boost sales
This month Apple claimed that its much-feted, but reportedly under-selling, Apple Watch had saved lives. In one case a 62-year-old builder felt terrible after lunch. His watch had revealed an abnormally high pulse and he called an ambulance. Doctors were said to have told him that he might have died if he had gone straight home. This is a good news story, but medical specialists fear that it may create a misleading impression about the accuracy of personal pulse checkers in hand-held monitors and smartphones.
INTERNATIONAL HEART RHYTHM CONGRESS CALLS FOR URGENT ACTION TO PREVENT THOUSANDS OF UNNECESSARY DEATHS FROM ARRHYTHMIAS..
Over 3,000 heart rhythm specialists and healthcare professionals from around the world are arriving in Birmingham for the annual Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC), starting on Sunday (1-4 October), the UK’s largest educational congress devoted solely to arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders).
NATIONAL ‘KNOW YOUR PULSE’ CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO IDENTIFY UNDIAGNOSED PERSONS WITH AN ARRHYTHMIA
September 27, 2017- Arrhythmia Alliance, a leading US heart rhythm not-for-profit organization has today launched a National ‘Know Your Pulse’ campaign as part of National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness month.
LOCAL NON-PROFIT ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE PLACES AED AT HILTON HEAD-BLUFFTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Local Non-Profit Arrhythmia Alliance Place AED At Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
Arrhythmia Alliance Celebrates AF Aware Month
Hilton Head Island, SC- September 12, 2017 – Local charity Arrhythmia Alliance is celebrating AF Aware Month throughout the month of September. AF, also known as atrial fibrillation or AFib, is the most common heart rhythm disorder. AF is often not life-threatening, but it can be troublesome and require medical treatment. There are over 200,000 people new cases in the US each year and an estimated 16 million people are affected worldwide.
ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE & CITY OF HARDEEVILLE THANK SPONSORS FOR SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING EVENT
Hardeeville partners with Arrhythmia Alliance to run for a cause
“Just last year, we launched this campaign in order to equip all active police and fire vehicles with AEDs. It is wonderful to have the support of the city ...
ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE WELCOMES NHS CALL TO PROVIDE TESTS TO IDENTIFY PEOPLE WITH UNDIAGNOSED HEART RHYTHM DISORDERS
Local health authorities do not mandate or commission manual pulse rhythm checks recommended as part of NHS health check service
ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE AND THE CITY OF HARDEEVILLE PARTNER FOR HARDEEVILLE FUN RUN FOR A CAUSE FUNDRAISER
BLUFFTON WELCOMES FIVE ADDITIONAL AEDS AS PART OF ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE - DEFIBS SAVE LIVES CAMPAIGN
Hilton Head,SC – August 9, 2017- Local non-profit Arrhythmia Alliance and the Town of Bluffton have placed a further five public access defibrillators (PADs) around Bluffton. The five defibrillators were all officially placed by August 2, 2017.