Numerex and ReliantHeart Announce Upgrade to the Remote Monitoring System for the HeartAssist5 VAD

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Early warning and intervention is possible due to Remote Monitoring of the HeartAssist5 LVAD

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ReliantHeart's HeartAssist5® Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) precisely measures a patient’s True Flow (blood flow through the device) in real time, and this data is uploaded to provided by Numerex, the world’s leading provider of Machine to Machine (M2M) communications for the Internet of Things IoT.

True Flow via can be monitored by a patient’s clinician 24/7, and if there is any drop in flow below a minimum threshold, the clinician can be notified immediately. Early warning and intervention is a key to improving LVAD patient outcomes.

The upgrade by Numerex to be completed in 2015, adds more patient data to the VADLink clinical dashboard, including INR readings, blood pressure and weight.

Read more about how the Numerex Network securely connects HeartAssist5® patients to their clinicians.

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