Position Statement: Programming of Remote Monitoring Alerts in CIEDS

Ensuring Safe and Effective Remote Monitoring for CIED Patients.  The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly increased the use of remote monitoring platforms for patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs). This shift highlights the importance of Cardiac Rhythm Management Teams fully understanding these systems to provide high-quality and safe patient care.

BHRS Position Statement: BHRS advises that centres implanting and following up on CIEDs should:

  • Familiarise with device settings
  • Be aware of each manufacturer specific default device settings
  • Tailor alerts to patients’ needs
  • Activate/prioritise alerts
  • Ensure critical alerts transmission