August 2016

Volume 16 Issue 8

Editorial Staff

Clinical Editor
Bradley Knight, MD
Executive Editor
Laurie Gustafson
Managing Editor
Jodie Elrod
Production Manager
Alexa Flinn

Editorial Correspondence

Jodie Elrod, Managing Editor, EP Lab Digest
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It is not clear how much these updated ACC/AHA atrial fibrillation measures will actually accelerate knowledge from bench to bedside, but at least they establish a bare minimum of care that should be delivered to patients with AF in and out of the ho…
Jason Winter, the ECG Educator (@JasonWinterECG) and ECG blogger (, provides a 4-question quiz.
Michelle Kujawa describes her experience thus far with the Cardiac Electrophysiology Technology (CEPT) program through Loma Linda University. 
Susan McKenna, BSN, RN, DNP-BC and Jaclyn Conelius, PhD, FNP-BC, FHRS discuss how evaluating patient attitudes and perceptions towards telemedicine is critical in terms of compliance with the plan of care and health promotion.
Jaime Caldwell, AS, RN presents 5 of the common challenges encountered in the field, as well as strategies to address these challenges.
Colin Movsowitz, MBChB, FACC writes that despite all the rationales for instituting remote monitoring (RM), the reality is that a significant number of patients either do not receive devices with wireless capability or are not enrolled in RM, even af…
Wondering which of your colleagues are on Instagram, or what this social media site is all about? Find out here from various EP professionals in the field. We also talk with James Kneller, MD about the role of YouTube in healthcare.
EP Lab Digest speaks with David Lee Scher, MD, FACC, FHRS, a cardiologist, consultant, award-winning blogger, and Director of DLS Healthcare Consulting, a company specializing in digital health technology, about social media. We also feature commenta…
This month’s Spotlight Interview is with an EP program in Memphis, Tennessee.
In this interview, we speak with Sharon Bates, CEO and Founder of the Anthony Bates Foundation, which promotes heart health education and awareness of HCM through public outreach programs and heart screenings. We also hear from those in EP about the…