Medtronic CareLink® Network

Do you ever feel tied down because of doctor appointments or check-ups? Would you like to travel more, without worrying about being too far from your heart clinic? Would it reassure you to know you can stay connected to your doctor?*

The Medtronic CareLink Network may give you a new sense of freedom through remote monitoring of your Medtronic implantable heart device. CareLink Monitoring allows you to send your device information to your clinic using a monitor connected to a standard phone line. Your clinic reviews your device information on a secure Internet website, allowing your doctor to do a routine device follow-up or to review a special situation.

Today, more than 400,000 people round the world benefit from Medtronic's home monitoring, gaining more:

  • Freedom - With CareLink Monitoring, you are free to live life more fully. You may not have to travel to the clinic as often for heart device follow-up appointments.
  • Convenience - The CareLink Monitor is easy to use. With the simple, one-touch monitor, you transmit device information quickly and securely.. If you have an implanted heart device with Conexus Automatic Monitoring, your information may be sent automatically while you sleep.
  • Peace of mind - People who use CareLink Monitoring report a sense of reassurance knowing their doctor has access to important information about their heart health. If you feel symptoms, your clinic may ask you to send information so your doctor can review your condition. If your device has the Conexus feature, alert notifications may be sent directly to your clinic as defined by your doctor.

This advanced technology includes a patient monitor that enables you to "connect" your implanted device to your clinic via a standard phone line, allowing your doctor to conduct a routine check-up or review a special situation no matter where you are.*
More: How the CareLink Network Works
More: Comprehensive Remote Monitoring for Medtronic Heart Devices
More: Common Questions – The CareLink Monitor

* Check with your doctor to see if remote monitoring is available for your device, within your country and if it is right for you.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 22 Nov 2010

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