Medical Alarm Concepts, MediPendant: Review

Medical Alarm Concepts, MediPendant: Review

The Basics

Product name: MediPendant 

Manufacturer / Distributor: Medical Alarm Concepts

Compilation: Q4 2015. Updated Q4 2018.

This page contains our Medical Alarm Concepts MediPendant review.

 

 

Analyst Summary: Medical Alarm Concepts MediPendant

This product is an at-home medical alert system, and comes in two flavors: one for use with a landline / VoIP etc.; and one that works via cellular connection to the resonse center.

The big difference about this system is that it allows two voice through the pendant itself and NOT just via the base station. No fall detection. And the extra capability of the pendant comes with a downside of pendant battery life, which the company claims is a year on standby or 6 hours of talking. Need to investigate what the real life battery life will be.

 

 

 

 

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Product Line & Company: Medical Alarm Concepts

Medical Alarm Concepts makes two different PERS products. These two products are a little different than the run of the mill medical alert system. The MediPendant has 2 way voice in the pendant, which is unusual in a home base station type of system. The iHelp is small "go anywhere" alert system.

You can see more about this company on their website here.

Our interactions about buying the iHelp were a bit off putting. Until we learn more we are a bit cautious about dealing with this company.  .........Read more

 

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This product review is part of an extensive series of medical alert system reviews of over 50 products, including hands-on evaluation and real-world testing of the most promising ones, in real-world situations.

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