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SJM announce the launch of® PCN Version 5.0™ PCN version 5.0 provides powerful tools designed to improve efficiency and usability: one-screen follow-up for faster processing and convenient smartphone access directly to alert-triggered reports. PCN is the first medical device network to be awarded ISO 27001 certification, a stringent worldwide information security standard. Launched on 10th October, this version includes the following features:

Mobile DirectAlerts™ Notification provides smarter alerts for empowered decisions 

  • Securely notifies clinicians of customizable, pre-designated patient alerts
  • Navigate directly and securely to alert summary, reports, EGMs and patient details
  • Act immediately without searching for patient or device information
  • Compatible with iPhone™, Android™, Windows™ Phone 7 or BlackBerry™ phones, or iPad™ tablet*

 One-Screen Follow-up provides simpler workflow for optimal efficiency

  • View, print, schedule and archive directly from the Recent Transmissions page

New Device Support

  • Compatible with Unify Quadra™ CRT-D and Accent MRI™ Pacemaker (where approved for use)

Usability Improvements

  • Forgotten passwords sent via e-mail
  • SmartSchedule™ Calendar provides scheduling at 91-day or 182-day intervals
  • See the reason a transmission was triggered: scheduled, alert, or patient initiated

More than 30 clinics worldwide participated in a new technology assessment of PCN version 5.0. SJM appreciate the thoughtful input from customers in this and prior assessments, which has resulted in many of the improvements that you will see now and in the future. 

It’s all part of Merlin™ Patient Management, which is designed to streamline your workflow, support informed clinical decisions and deliver efficient, comprehensive care.

For more information about PCN version 5.0, please contact your local hospital representative or call PEI at +353 1 419 6900.

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