Skip to main content

Blogs

How can we help you?

At OMRON Healthcare we promise to help you minimize the impact of health conditions of your patients, so that they can live more fulfilling and active lives. Making sure you can recommend clinically proven medical devices for their home care – with zero compromise. Zero compromise on healthier lives.

In this area we introduce insights on topics that will support you in your communication with your patients.

Screening for atrial fibrillation to reduce the risk of stroke

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) commonly occurs with hypertension, and is associated with a 5x greater risk of stroke.¹ With effective treatment, the risk of stroke can be reduced.²,³ However, up to 50% of AFib cases present with no subjective symptoms, making it unlikely to detect in an annual physical exam.⁴

Read more

Nocturnal hypertension

Nocturnal hypertension is associated with higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. It can lead, amongst others, to stroke, heart failure and myocardial infarction.

Read more

Wheezing challenges identification

Wheezing is a condition that is very common in paediatric practice. Wheeze is often associated with asthma, but it may also be indicative of something else. It is a continous musical sound, high-pitched, during breath exhalation due to abnormal narrowed or compressed airways. Almost 50% of children experiences wheeze in their first 6 years of life, and 40% of them will eventually report conitinued wheezing symptoms after childhood.5

Read more

The need for prevention and control

Hypertension is a major global health concern. It is the leading modifiable risk factor for morbidity and mortality worldwide. The measurement of blood pressure is used as basis for diagnosing and managing hypertension. Most patients do not have any symptoms, therefore the most reliable method to determine hypertension is by (preventively) monitoring it.

Read more

Most recent blog articles

How home devices can support early detection of Atrial Fibrillation (AF)

When you’re looking after patients with potential heart problems, the speed of a diagnosis can make all the difference. That’s why using a home ECG or blood pressure devices can help you and your patient.

Read more

Tackling health challenges from home

There is a drive in the NHS to help patients monitor hypertension and cardiovascular events from the comfort of home.

Read more
See all Cardiovascular Diseases
Select a maximum of 2 products.