Two local Elderwood skilled nursing facilities are the first in the region to offer cardiac telemetry services outside of a hospital setting.
Cardiac telemetry is a monitoring system for patients with chronic heart conditions. It’s used to monitor patients after surgery or a heart attack, and during flare-ups for individuals with congestive heart failure.
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By Tracey Drury for Buffalo Business First — Calling it an experiment in improving rural health access, state health officials have advanced a plan by Elderwood's owners to acquire a Lake Placid nursing home.