Search results for "Cardiac rehabilitation"

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In the News

A coalition of cardiac specialty groups has issued new performance measures aimed at spurring more patients to enter cardiac rehabilitation programs as well as improving the programs' quality. ... Fewer than 30% of eligible patients participate in
November 2007

CMS gives hospitals star ratings for overall care, expands bundled payments

expansion of the bundled payment program includes new or changed bundles for cardiac care, hip surgery, and cardiac rehabilitation. ... The proposed expansion of the bundled payment program includes new bundles for cardiac care, added procedures to the
August 2016

The next issue is online

The December issue of ACP Hospitalist is online. Don't miss stories on dealing with addiction, boosting referrals to cardiac rehabilitation and judicious use of CT scans. ... Boosting referrals to cardiac rehabilitation. Overcome barriers to referral and
December 2010

Studies on infectious diseases, neurology, and more

the study authors wrote, adding that the potential survival benefit and underuse of cardiac rehabilitation are “compelling reasons” to refer patients to the therapy. ... In addition, it is controversial to ascribe the reduction in long-term mortality
March 2017

Earlier appointments post-discharge may improve cardiac rehab attendance

Appointments for cardiac rehabilitation orientation scheduled within 10 days of hospital discharge appear to result in improved attendance compared with later appointments, a new study indicates. ... The authors hypothesized that early appointments
January 2013

Recent Research

Patients who participated in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) were less likely to die than those who didn't, a study found. ... A nonsignificant trend toward decreased cardiac mortality was also seen in CR
November 2011

Study links cardiac rehab after acute MI with lower mortality but not improved health outcomes

Results were published online on Oct. 19 by JAMA Cardiology. Cardiac rehabilitation was defined as 1 session within 6 months of discharge. ... In addition, it is controversial to ascribe the reduction in long-term mortality to cardiac rehabilitation
November 2016

The early referral gets the rehab

The issue: Increasing patient attendance at cardiac rehabilitation. Before 2011, the process of referring Henry Ford's cardiac patients to rehabilitation was simple. ... The scheduling of an early appointment appeared to close the gap between patients'
May 2013

Helping patients help themselves

heart-lung transplants, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' list of clinical indications for cardiac rehabilitation coverage. ... The availability of cardiac rehabilitation services varies greatly from region to region, Dr.
December 2010

Functional mobility was strongest predictor of readmissions after MI in elderly

Additional study is needed to confirm these findings, but the study “does underscore the critical importance of assessing function in this population, and, even more importantly, to initiate cardiac rehabilitation during ... hospitalization, to the
May 2019

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