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20. April 2023

The Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Primary Care (Webinar Summary)

The Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Primary Care

In our recent webinar on “The Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Primary Care: Latest Guidance and Embracing Innovation”, Dr Yassir Javaid introduced the urgency of the misdiagnosis of one of the most common cardiovascular conditions, atrial fibrillation. AF is a leading risk factor for stroke, responsible for at least 25% of all strokes worldwide. Accurate diagnosis and management of AF are essential for improving patient outcomes and preventing life-threatening complications. The webinar highlighted how AI-powered technology, such as our clinical assistant PMcardio, can significantly improve the diagnosis and management of AF in primary care settings.

Traditional AF Diagnosis Challenges in Primary Care Settings

Primary care professionals traditionally diagnose AF by checking a patient’s pulse and taking an ECG. However, especially for healthcare professionals not specialised in cardiology, such as GPs, nurses and paramedics, ECG interpretation can be challenging, leading to inaccuracies and potential misdiagnoses. The increasing prevalence of AF, particularly in the aging population, necessitates a more reliable solution for early detection and effective treatment.

PMcardio: A Revolutionary Solution for Enhanced Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis

The webinar introduced PMcardio as a solution, that has the potential to enhance AF diagnosis and management at the first point of contact. Easily accessible in the form of a smartphone application, PMcardio enables any healthcare professional to diagnose and treat 38 cardiovascular diseases with the precision of a cardiologist. Not only does the CE-certified Class IIb medical device empower medical prod to interpret ECGs and identify cardiac conditions more accurately – it also generates guideline-adherent treatment recommendations personalised for each patient. The integration of an innovative solution, such as PMcardio can significantly improve clinical decision-making, quality of care and outcomes of patients suffering from heart disease.

Independent Study Validates PMcardio’s Exceptional Performance in AF Detection

Dr. Jelle Himmelreich presented the results of an independent validation study conducted in the Netherlands, demonstrating PMcardio’s excellent sensitivity and specificity for detecting atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter and its outstanding performance in detecting major ECG abnormalities. These findings spotlight the potential of the app as a valuable tool for primary care practitioners, facilitating early detection and treatment of AF and associated complications.

The Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Primary Care (Webinar Summary)
The Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Primary Care (Webinar Summary)

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Embracing AI-Powered Solutions for Improved Atrial Fibrillation Management

Adopting innovative AI-powered solutions like the PMcardio app can significantly improve the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation in primary care settings. By providing accurate ECG interpretation and tailored patient management recommendations, these technologies can help healthcare professionals make better-informed decisions, leading to improved patient care and outcomes. As the prevalence of AF continues to rise, the integration of such innovative solutions in frontline healthcare practices is crucial to minimize the risk of life-threatening strokes and other complications associated with atrial fibrillation.

If you weren’t able to attend our webinar, don’t worry – you can still catch up on all the valuable insights by watching the recording on our YouTube channel:

We invite you to try our AI-powered certified medical device, PMcardio, for free by registering via this link: https://pmcardio.powerfulmedical.com/

For those who are not located in Europe, we would like to kindly invite you to join our waiting list, and we will get back to you, once PMcardio is available in your region: https://share-eu1.hsforms.com/1CrZoKznPSuqmvphdZ3Isowfyfsg

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Powerful Medical leads one of the most important shifts in modern medicine by augmenting human-made clinical decisions with artificial intelligence. Our primary focus is on cardiovascular diseases, the world’s leading cause of death.
Powerful Medical leads one of the most important shifts in modern medicine by augmenting human-made clinical decisions with artificial intelligence. Our primary focus is on cardiovascular diseases, the world’s leading cause of death.
About PMcardio:

PMcardio is the market leader in AI-powered diagnostics, addressing the world’s leading cause of death – cardiovascular diseases. The innovative clinical assistant empowers healthcare professionals to detect up to 40 cardiovascular diseases. In the form of a smartphone application, the certified Class IIb medical device interprets any 12-lead ECG image in under 5 seconds to provide accurate diagnoses and individualized treatment recommendations tailored to each patient.

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