Reference 2019-157

REF:         2019-157  

Subject:     Ambulatory cardiac monitoring  

      

Request:

  1. Can you confirm which modalities the hospital has at its disposal for ambulatory cardiac monitoring ie how many Holter Monitors does the hospital own etc
  2. Can you provide the costs of each modality i.e. for Holter Monitoring please provide the number of Holter Monitors at the Hospital, the purchase cost of each Holter Device, any costs associated with maintenance of the monitor such as, battery replacement, servicing etc?
  3. In the financial year 2017/2018 how, many patients were monitored using each modality i.e. ECG, Holters, Reynolds Lifecard, Cardiomemo Loop, etc
  4. How many patients had Implantable Loop Recorders fitted in the financial year 2017/18?
  5. Is the ambulatory cardiac monitoring in the hospital provided on a National Tariff or Block Contract
  6. In the financial year 2017/18 how many palpitation patients underwent cardiac rhythm monitoring in the hospital
  7. In the financial year 2017/18 how many syncope patients underwent cardiac rhythm monitoring in the hospital
  8. In the financial year 2017/18 how many cryptogenic stroke patients underwent cardiac rhythm monitoring in the hospital
  9. In the financial year 2017/18 what was the total spend per modality for cardiac rhythm management – to include acquisition costs and maintenance / running costs
  10. In the financial year 2017/18 how many referrals from primary care were received for cardiac rhythm monitoring

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2019-157 – FOI Request – Ambulatory cardiac monitoring [129 kb] PDF

2019-157 – FOI Request – Ambulatory cardiac monitoring [14 kb] MS Excel