HRS/EHRA/APHRS/LAHRS/ACC/AHA Worldwide Practice Update for Telehealth and Arrhythmia Monitoring During and After a Pandemic

June 11, 2020—The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), the Latin American Heart Rhythm Society (LAHRS), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and the American Heart Association (AHA) have partnered to address the strategies for telehealth and arrhythmia monitoring during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The document provides an overview of different monitoring strategies and platforms, use of digital health including telemedicine, inpatient and outpatient  monitoring especially in the setting of COVID-19 pharmacotherapies with arrhythmogenic potential, optimal utilization of wireless and wearable technologies, and role of telehealth applications after the pandemic.