Australian Government - Department of Health

Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC)

1197.1 - Remote Monitoring of Patients with Implanted Cardiac Devices

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Original Application: Please see Application 1197
Application Number1197.1
Application NameRemote monitoring of patients with implanted cardiac devices (resubmission)
Description of Medical ServiceThe proposed medical service is the reading, interpreting and if necessary acting on periodic and event-triggered messages in a remote setting (as opposed to an in-office setting). Remote monitoring comprises remote data analysis performed by clinicians to evaluate cardiac health as well as device and lead functioning.
Description of Medical ConditionThe proposed medical service is relevant for patients with implanted cardiac devices, e.g. implantable pacemakers, implantable cardioverter/defibrillators or implantable devices for cardiac resynchronisation therapy.
Consultation ProtocolPDF Version Consultation Protocol (PDF 226 KB)
Word Version Consultation Protocol (Word 431 KB)
Final ProtocolPDF Version Final Protocol (PDF 200 KB)
Word Version Final Protocol (Word 119 KB)
MSAC OutcomesPublic Summary Document (PDF 82 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 78 KB)

Meetings for this Application

Meeting Type:Date:
PASC16 to 17 August 2012
13 to 14 December 2012
18 April 2013
ESC 8 to 10 October 2014
MSAC 26 to 28 November 2014

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