Data is sent securely via a smartphone or tablet to the nominated cardiologist, anywhere in the world, via 3G/4G connection when close to shore, or VSAT when at sea.
Outlining the benefits of such a device, an Imaxdi statement read:
The advantages are countless, since a diagnosis is possible just as efficiently as it is in a hospital, but in a more agile, fast and easy way. Thus, in the case of yachts, if the occupant of a vessel is not feeling well, with mBEAT a qualified medic can tell you in real time if your heart if suffering any issue that requires rapid medical intervention, like being transferred to land. Or, if it’s a false alarm, you can relax and continue your journey.
For the treatment of heart disease, time is vital, to the point that for every minute extra that a diagnosis is anticipated, [the chances of survival increase].
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