U-M’s Emergency Department, Cardiac Procedures Unit, and Livingston County EMS partner to fix nationwide EKG problem
Imagine being rushed to the hospital with chest pain, realizing that you’re having a heart attack – only to learn later that the machine monitoring your heart rate did not provide accurate readings. You want someone to fix the problem – as fast as possible.
In the case of some Electrocardiogram (EKG), or heart rate, monitors that fix came by way of a collaboration between U-M’s Emergency Department, Cardiac Procedures Unit (otherwise known as the Cath Lab) and Livingston County Emergency Medical Services.
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