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Remote care devices for cardiac rhythm management (CRM) offer you the possibility to gather and analyze patient data from implanted devices, so you can deliver comprehensive, customized care with ease. Learn how our connectivity and remote care devices are designed to help you improve patient outcomes and workflow efficiency.

Confirm Rx ICM with SharpSense Technology

Confirm Rx™ insertable cardiac monitor is the world’s first smartphone-compatible ICM. Together with SharpSense™ Technology and the myMerlin™ mobile app, Confirm Rx engages patients with easy-to-use tools for remote monitoring compliance.

Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN)

The Merlin.net™ Patient Care Network (PCN) is a web application used to remotely monitor and manage patients who have Abbott cardiac rhythm management (CRM) devices. The system allows you and other clinicians to monitor you patients’ cardiac conditions, track their devices’ performance and manage their transmission schedules.

Merlin@home Transmitter

The Merlin@home™ transmitter allows your patient to have their device checked from the comfort of their own home, reducing the number of scheduled clinic visits. The transmitter is also able to monitor your patient’s device daily between scheduled follow-ups and can alert your clinic if it detects anything you might need to be aware of.

MerlinOnDemand Capability Transmitter

Transmitters with MerlinOnDemand™ capability can promptly interrogate your patient’s implanted cardiac device in the hospital setting and deliver printed reports without the physical presence of an Abbott representative. The MerlinOnDemand capability represents a solution to maintaining your department’s efficiency and high level of patient care.

myMerlin for Confirm Rx ICM

The myMerlin mobile app accompanies Abbott’s Bluetooth-enabled implantable cardiac monitor (ICM), Confirm Rx ICM. The app is compatible with your patient’s iPhone or Android smartphone.* When paired with the implanted Confirm Rx ICM, the myMerlin app makes monitoring your patient’s heart easy, effective and discreet.

myMerlinPulse App

The myMerlinPulse™ mobile app accompanies the latest Bluetooth-enabled ICD and CRT-D from Abbott, Gallant™ and Entrant™. The app is compatible with your patient’s iPhone or Android smartphone.* When paired with your patient’s implanted Gallant or Entrant, the app empowers you and your patient with a mobile solution that encourages continuous, reliable engagement with remote monitoring.

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*iPhone iOS version 12.0 or later and Bluetooth software version 4.2 or higher. Android version 5.0 or later and Bluetooth software version 4.0 or higher.

Indications, Safety and Warnings

Confirm Rx™

Model DM3500
Insertable Cardiac Monitor

Indications: The Confirm Rx™ ICM is indicated for the monitoring and diagnostic evaluation of patients who experience unexplained symptoms such as: dizziness, palpitations, chest pain, syncope, and shortness of breath, as well as patients who are at risk for cardiac arrhythmias. It is also indicated for patients who have been previously diagnosed with atrial fibrillation or who are susceptible to developing atrial fibrillation. The Confirm Rx™ ICM has not been specifically tested for pediatric use.

Contraindications: There are no known contraindications for the insertion of the Confirm Rx™ ICM. However, the patient’s particular medical condition may dictate whether or not a subcutaneous, chronically inserted device can be tolerated.

Adverse Events: Possible adverse events (in alphabetical order) associated with the device, include the following: Allergic reaction, Bleeding, Chronic nerve damage, Erosion, Excessive fibrotic tissue growth, Extrusion, Formation of hematomas or cysts, Infection, Keloid formation and Migration. Refer to the User’s Manual for detailed indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and potential adverse events.

Additional information: Clinicians must log onto Merlin.net™ Patient Care Network to view transmissions from patients’ Confirm Rx™ ICM. On Merlin.net™ PCN they can configure transmission schedules and enable or disable features on a patient’s myMerlin™ mobile app. Review of transmissions is dependent on the clinician and may not happen immediately following delivery of such transmissions.

Limitations: Patients may use their own Apple‡ or Android‡ mobile device to transmit information from their Confirm Rx™ ICM using the myMerlin™ mobile app. To do so the device must be powered on, app must be installed, Bluetooth® wireless technology enabled and data coverage (cellular or WiFi‡) available. The myMerlin™ mobile app provides periodic patient monitoring based on clinician configured settings. Data is resent if the transmission was not sent successfully. However, there are many internal and external factors that can hinder, delay, or prevent acquisition and delivery of ICM and patient information as intended by the clinician. These factors include: patient environment, data services, mobile device operating system and settings, ICM memory capacity, clinic environment, schedule/configuration changes, or data processing.

An Abbott mobile transmitter is available for patients without their own compatible mobile device.

 

Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN)

Remote Care Technical Support: (877) MyMerlin (877-696-3754) or email us at mymerlin@abbott.com

Brief Summary: Prior to using these devices, please review the Instructions for Use for a complete listing of indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, potential adverse events and directions for use.

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Merlin@home Transmitter

Rx Only

Brief Summary: Prior to using these devices, please review the User’s Manual for a complete listing of indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, potential adverse events and directions for use.

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