Journal of Medical Systems

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 363–371 | Cite as

On-line storage, retrieval, and evaluation of long-term electrocardiographic monitoring data

  • Warren Jacobs
  • Alberto Budkin
  • Donald Hunt


A set of on-line computer programs has been designed and implemented for the acquisition and long-term storage, retrieval, and evaluation of Holter monitoring data. The physician interpreting Holter tapes enters his findings in the computer system using an on-line remote terminal located in the heart station. The programs are available practically around the clock and allow reviewing of individual cases, preparation of printed reports, and fast evaluation of the presence or absence of a number of common findings in the entire data base. Approximately 800 cases have been entered since the initiation of this project in early 1977.


Computer Program Computer System Data Base Fast Evaluation Individual Case 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Warren Jacobs
    • 1
  • Alberto Budkin
    • 1
  • Donald Hunt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine and Computer Services DivisionMiami Heart InstituteMiami Beach

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