Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Technomed’s front line clinical staff are all UK trained cardiac physiologists, who have SCST (Society of Cardiological Sciences and Technology) Part 1 & Part 2 and/or post graduate qualifications such as BHRS (British Heart Rhythm Society) or IBHRE (International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners), with each having passed in-house ECG interpretation competency exams.
Each cardiac physiologist’s performance is continuously assessed by systematic sampling and assessment by a consultant cardiologist panel for accuracy of reporting. We use anonymised processes to avoid bias, and monthly audit meetings backed by quantitative statistical analysis to ensure ECG report quality is assured to the highest standards.
Care Quality Commission Registration: 1-2159303816
Department of Health accredited NHS Business Partner – approved for safe transfer and processing of sensitive medical data – IG Toolkit Assessment Report: 8HR58
Information Commissioner Office Registration: ZA083437
Quality System BS ISO 9001:2015 Certificate: 63012
All data transmission is encrypted.
Our NHS system can only be accessed from the NHS N3 network with individual access subject to password control.
All interactions with our systems are recorded so that the time and date of all work requests, data uploads and downloads as well as the identity and locations of all users can be monitored for maximum integrity.
GPs and their teams are now able to conduct traditional hospital based cardiology diagnostic tests of 12-lead ECG, ambulatory ECG and ABPM diagnostics within their practices or in their patients homes.
Remote expertise delivers the same outcomes as the very best secondary care providers.
On request, our ECG machines can be equipped with the class leading University of Glasgow ECG interpretation algorithm for an instant indication of a patient’s ECG status or electrode placement errors.
Detailed cardiac physiologist reports are delivered the same day or next day to provide you the additional assurance of expert data interpretation.
We guarantee all reports are delivered within 24 hours next business day.
If you require a result urgently, just call us and we will provide it for you there and then at no extra cost.
If a test result is required urgently, just call us and we will report the ECG while-you-wait at no extra charge.
If you require further advice, you can initiate an E-Consultation with one of our consultant cardiologists.
Speed massively improves the patient experience, avoiding needless delays, inconvenience and anxiety. It also saves clinical time and money to deliver better care at the earliest point in the care pathway.
Vital. We turn quality data into quality care.
All our digital devices transmit native data ensuring maximum data quality is preserved, so the smallest health indicators are spotted immediately.
Our systems ensure the right diagnosis is applied to the right patient. Some providers of similar services can’t match Technomed’s attention to data quality.
We unashamedly set the bar high because we know this data quality protects patients and clinicians and cannot be compromised.
The exceptional value of our services enable you to provide more quality ECG testing and interpretation services, within the same budget.
We recognise CCGs, practices and practitioners have very different requirements around budgets and billing. We therefore offer innovative payment models to suit the client.
At Technomed we think you deserve more flexibility and better value.
ECG On-Demand is an extremely efficient service which means you do not have to compromise on clinical quality when working to a fixed budget.
We have rich data and deep expertise in anticipating the volume of ECG testing and interpretation that is appropriate across different geographic locations.
We help you understand your operational data – our business intelligence platform gives you powerful insight into your operational efficiencies.
We can break down activity analysis to practice and clinician level, giving visibility of true service utilisation.
A cardiac physiologist is a scientist who specialises in the function of the heart and its response to challenges. They are the backbone of most hospital ECG departments.
To become a cardiac physiologist you need to do a BSc in clinical cardiac physiology which is a 4 year full time course (50% practical & 50% theory).
The course covers anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and pathology together with physics and electronics.
Cardiac physiologists are trained to perform and interpret ECGs (at rest, during exercise or during a 24 hour or longer periods).
A consultant cardiac electrophysiologist is a consultant cardiologist who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of rhythm disorders and the electrical system of the heart.
Please note NHS users must be connected to N3 to enable access to the NHS platform.
Existing customers please login to your ECG On-Demand® platform here.