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Founded in 1979, HRS is a leading resource on cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. The Society represents medical, allied health, and science professionals from more than 70 countries who specialize in cardiac rhythm disorders.
Mission: to improve the care of patients by promoting research, education, and optimal health care policies and standards. Vision: to end death and suffering due to heart rhythm disorders.
Wearable smart devices can now track more than just your heart rate, they can alert you to abnormalities in the rhythm of your heart. These abnormalities may nothing to be concerned about or they may be signals that should be addressed with your physician immediately.
Learn more about what the Heart Rhythm Society and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has to say about the topic.
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