Cardiac Rehabilitation

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiac rehabilitation. Cardiac rehab or medically supervised exercise training is recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA) and shown to improve the health and recovery of patients with acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), chronic stable angina, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), cardiac valve surgery, stable chronic heart failure, and heart transplantation. The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation estimates that at least 3.8 million patients are eligible to receive cardiac rehabilitation.

 

 

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Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | March 20, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
March 20, 2020 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced March 18, 2020, that all elective...
Congestive heart failure patient Dorothy Moore committed herself to cardiac rehabilitation and increasing the amount of exercise she did and was able to reverse her heart failure class. She was a patient at the DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit.

Congestive heart failure patient Dorothy Moore committed herself to cardiac rehabilitation and increasing the amount of exercise she did and was able to reverse her heart failure class. She was a patient at the DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit. 

News | Cardiac Rehabilitation | January 15, 2020
January 15, 2020 – Too few people covered by Medicare participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation after a heart...
Videos | Wearables | February 28, 2019
Robert Klempfner, M.D., director of the Cardiovascular Prevention Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Israel,  discusses...
Videos | Wearables | February 28, 2019
How wearable devices will play a role in healthcare was a big topic at the Healthcare Information Management and...
Now cleared by the FDA, PocketECG CRS is a new mobile cardiac rehabilitation system designed to provide high-quality ECG monitoring and automated arrhythmia detection during rehabilitation training. The device monitors a patient's heart rhythm and heart rate to safely guide the intensity and duration of rehabilitation exercises in real-time.

Now cleared by the FDA, PocketECG CRS is a new mobile cardiac rehabilitation system designed to provide high-quality ECG monitoring and automated arrhythmia detection during rehabilitation training. The device monitors a patient's heart rhythm and heart rate to safely guide the intensity and duration of rehabilitation exercises in real-time.

Technology | Cardiac Rehabilitation | July 24, 2018
July 23, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the PocketECG Cardiac...
Results of the ORBITA study found no difference in exercise time after six weeks in patients with stable angina who received percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus a placebo treatment. TCT 2017
Feature | Cath Lab | November 06, 2017
November 6, 2017 – Results from ORBITA, a prospective multi-center randomized blinded placebo-controlled study, found...
CMS considers eliminating cardiac bundled payments.
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell
August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the number...
CMS is considering eliminating or changing bundled payments for cardiac rehabilitation.

CMS considers eliminating or changing bundled payments for cardiac rehabilitation.

News | Cardiovascular Business | August 14, 2017 | Dave Fornell
Read an updated version of this article with more detail from CMS — "CMS to Cancel Mandatory Cardiac Bundled Payments...
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News | Cardiac Rehabilitation | November 15, 2016
November 15, 2016 — Depression has been known to be associated with poor cardiovascular outcomes. But if patients who...
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Congestive heart failure patient Dorothy Moore committed herself to cardiac rehabilitation and increasing the amount of exercise she did and was able to reverse her heart failure class. Patient engagement is key to improving CHF patient quality of life and outcomes without the use of drugs and devices.

Feature | Cardiac Rehabilitation | May 24, 2016 | Karen D. Walker, RN, MSN, and Stephanie Rejc, MS
Cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training has been shown to improve clinical status and outcomes in congestive heart...
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News | Cardiac Rehabilitation | March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016 — New research finds that adding a digital health tool to traditional cardiac rehabilitation appears to...
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Feature | Cardiac Rehabilitation | July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 - Hospitals in the Midwest were more likely than others to refer patients for guideline-recommended...
News | August 26, 2014
August 26, 2014 — The quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs across Canada is strong, with specific criteria areas...
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Technology | July 11, 2014
July 11, 2014 — The ScottCare Corp. announced the newest version of its multi-parameter telemetry solution, TeleRehab...
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News | October 10, 2013
October 10, 2013 — Mortara Instrument Inc. announced an integrated connectivity solution that provides data from the...