Eko Devices Announces LiveStream

Eko Devices has introduced LiveStream to their digital stethoscope solution for education, telemedicine practice and delivery.  Now educators and providers can stream heart, lung and body sounds synchronously to remote locations.  This HIPAA- compliant tool works alongside existing videoconferencing and telemedicine platforms to provide an easy-to-use and clear-sounding auscultation experience.

The process of LiveStreaming heart, lung and body sounds is as easy as 1 - 2 - 3:

How To Keep Your Stethoscope Clean

We are often asked "How do I clean and maintain my stethoscope?"  Here are the some handy general cleaning tips:

Research Shows A Broken Heart Increases Cardiac Risk

Danish researchers analyzed data on 974,732 adults, including 88,612 people recently diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, the most common type of arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat). During about a 10-year span, 186,418 of the participants experienced the death of a spouse or partner. The researchers concluded those who had experienced an unexpected loss of a spouse or partner also had a 57 percent higher risk for arrhythmia than those who had not experienced such a loss.  The article can be seen in Volume 3, Issue 1 of openheart.

Choose The Right Electronic Stethoscope For Your Telemedicine Practice

As the healthcare industry shifts to value-based care, providers see telemedicine as a key component to enhance patient satisfaction, cut costs and generate additional revenue.  The question we are often asked is: “What is the best electronic stethoscope for my telemedicine practice?”  Here are our 3 most popular models with their unique features.  

3M™ Littmann® Announces 4/1/2016 Price Increase

Be it your first 3M™ Littmann® stethoscope or a new one, now is the time to make an investment in yourself as a dedicated medical professional.  Stethoscope.com offers a full selection of Littmann® stethoscopes at discount prices.  Order by 3:00 pm Eastern Time, Monday through Frimday, we will engrave and ship your order the very same day.  Click here to see all of the  Littmann® stethoscopes.

Grant Opportunity for AFib and Stroke Prevention Research

The Heart Rhythm Society, in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI), is proud to announce a call for grant applications to support innovation and advancement in atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention research aimed at addressing National Quality Improvement (QI) priorities via demonstration projects/research.

How to Clean Your Stethoscope

In order to provide a safe environment for your patients, we recommend PRAVENI Cleaner and Protector.

It is also important to clean the eartips as often as possible.