Cardiac Science unveils new exercise stress system
Cardiac Science, a provider of cardiac diagnosis, resuscitation, rehabilitation and informatics products, launched its fourth generation Burdick HeartStride exercise stress system at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions last week.

The new version adds echo and nuclear systems connectivity to the existing connectivity with EMR/other systems, according to the Bothell, Wash.-based company. With a single log-in to the EMR, a clinician can download information and orders to HeartStride and upload results to a patient’s record.

Cardiac Science said additional benefits for the new stress system include:
  • Eight standard, preprogrammed protocols, a pharmacological protocol, options for manual control and a range of in-test and final report configurations for tailored documentation;
  • An interface and a mouse-click to change testing protocols. The proprietary Logistep features move the user through testing protocols;
  • A screen that displays all heartbeats continuously, even during changes to protocol; and
  • Automated impedance checks ensure the possible trace quality.