LifeWatch Connect is an interactive health monitoring account through LifeWatch, a supplier of home cardiac monitoring systems and sleep testing services. After speaking with a physician and signing up for an account through LifeWatch, patients and caretakers can log in to LifeWatch Connect to monitor cardiac activity and sleep disorders, states the LifeWatch website.
LifeWatch provides a portal for professional physicians to view and monitor a patient's health and progress in a treatment plan for cardiac diseases and sleep disorders. LifeWatch employs a team of trained medical aides to review the content gathered by a home monitoring system before sending the report to the ordering physician. A LifeWatch Connect account also comes with live 24-hour assistance from clinicians and health technicians, states LifeWatch.
Patients, caretakers and physicians have access to enrollment procedures and online retrieval, viewing, printing and archiving of patient reports with a LifeWatch Connect account. Systems and programs that come with a LifeWatch Connect account include ambulatory cardiac telemetry, the stroke patient care program, home sleep testing, event and Holter monitoring, A-fib management program and clinical research, as of 2015.
While the cardiac monitoring system provided by LifeWatch Connect transmits to a cellular device and to trained experts, it is not a method to use for emergency needs. If an emergency occurs, patients should still call emergency services, reports LifeWatch.