29 November 2007

Broadband solution to online blood pressure records

Microsoft - heard of them somwhere before - are entering the healthcare industry with their Healthvault. HealthVault will be an online system in which you will be able to view, your complete health records.

Users will be able to view information from medical devices such as blood pressure machines and body fat monitors. For example those using the latest digital blood pressure monitors such as the Omron M10 can connect to the internet by broadband and will be able to upload their results through their pc directly over the internet whilst taking the readings.

With sensitive medical information wizzing down the line it becomes increasingly important that you choose a trusted, reputable broadband provider such as British Telecoms in the UK who not only offer cheap broadband but fast transfer speeds with additional online privacy and security which is reassuring - "Patients need to be convinced that electronic personal health records (ePHRs) are safe" a group of leading academics have warned.

Healthvault have the following statement on their site: "Whether you are searching for the most up to date treatments, refer to existing health records, get test results or monitor physical readings Healthvault provides the control you need.

05 November 2007

Omron HEM-711DLX Blood Pressure Monitor

Omron HEM-711DLX Blood Pressure Monitor

A new model from Omron, the HEM-711 DLX Monitor makes the important task of taking blood pressure readings at home comfortable, affordable and simple. The HEM 711DLX is available from Amazon.com at the amazing price of $73.95

Omron, renowned for its top quality automatic home blood pressure monitors now offer the HEM-711DLX. Omron's latest new model operates easily with quiet, one-touch operation and comes complete with the amazingly comfortable Comfort Cuff

Features of the Omron HEM-711DLX Blood Presure Monitor

  • Speed - You will take readings up to 2.5 Times Faster than other monitors
  • 1-Touch Automatic Operation
  • Simple, Silent, More Comfortable Readings
  • 5 Year Warranty
  • Intelli-sence Technology for Accurate,
  • Easy to read large digital display
  • Advanced Diagnostics - ComFit Cuff with SigmaCuff Technology
  • Includes AC Adapter and Carry Case

Instruction Manual is illustrated and written in both English and Spanish

With its expandable ComFit™ Cuff, the HEM-711DLX easily and comfortably fits both normal and big arms esuring clinical accuracy using IntelliSense technology which automatically checks that the right pressure is used to quickly measure and record accurate readings.

This monitor has an extra large digital display which is easily read. The HEM-711DLX includes advanced diagnostics detecting irregular heartbeat as well as standard metrics like systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

For those who like to keep a record of their readings the HEM-711DLX 60 measurements of memory with date and time stamp will be able to do so for at least two months.

Omron upper arm digital blood pressure monitors

This monitor is currently only available now in the US. Omron have many models approved by the British Hypertension Society - M6, M7 and the M10-IT widely availble in the UK. You can check prices of the latest models of available in the UK at savebuckets.com search omron blood pressure monitors