Glasgow ECG Program

Glasgow ECG Program




University of Glasgow marque and ECG program

  • Has been developed over many years in a clinical environment and continues to be enhanced
  • Is based on careful scientific research which has been the subject of numerous publications  describing unique approaches to ECG analysis 
  • Provides automated interpretation of ECGs
  • Can be used in paediatric as well as adult ECG interpretation
  • Provides automatic centralised Minnesota coding (the internationally agreed standard for epidemiological studies and clinical trials)
  • Provides reliable and accurate diagnoses
  • Has many unique features including:

    • ‌use of clinical diagnosis (optional)
    • use of drug therapy (optional)
    • integrated serial comparison of multiple ECGs (optional)
    • extensive use of age and sex based criteria
    • use of race based criteria
    • choice of short diagnostic statements or longer statements with reasons for diagnosis
    • leads the way in the use of age/sex based criteria for diagnosing STEMI
    • meets all the IEC 60601-2-25 requirements
    • diagnostic statements produced by the Glasgow Program for the short form of statements are available in a number of languages. These include most major European languages, such as French, German, Italian, Spanish, Iberian Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish. They are also available in Chinese, Russian, Japanese and US English! Individual copies are available as required.


  • Is currently marketed by:
    Draeger (formerly Siemens)
    Spacelabs Healthcare 
    Dr. Gerhard Schmidt  GmBH
    Physio Control (Stryker) in the LifePak15
    Mediana in their Defibrillators
    Telemed Solutions *
    Dan Medical

    Spaulding Clinical
    BPL Medical Technologies
    Heart Sciences

    Mesi  in their Tablet

    Remote Diagnostic Technologies Ltd (a Philips company)

    The program is also used in hospital management systems marketed by
    Change Healthcare Cardiology

    * Please click on another link to see a demonstration of the Telemed Solutions TM12 which utilises the Glasgow Program.

Some customer comments

..The Glasgow Software team continues to be great to work with. ... the quality of their work is very strong and they are always willing to help...

A non-exclusive licence for commercial use of the Glasgow Program can be obtained from the University of Glasgow.

For further details contact Professor Peter Macfarlane.