This presentation from Million Hearts gives an overview of what cardiac rehabilitation is and actions that hospitals and health systems can take to improve participation.
This short video from the National Association of Community Health Centers teaches patients how to use their home blood pressure monitor.
This Mended Hearts Certified Advocate Training Course is an online training consisting of five modules. Each module includes a short video and handouts aimed to highlight the “power of the patient voice.”
This American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation webcast reviews the process of patient referral and participation in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation through the lens of value-based care.
This online training course is designed to help health care providers educate heart patients about the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation.
This CDC pdf slide deck and training tool highlights the Million Hearts 2022 campaign, along with the role cardiac rehabilitation plays in the effort.
In this 2019 Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research video, Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA, MS is interviewed about his research on using principles of behavioral economics to achieve better outcomes for patients recovering from a cardiac event.
This study overview reviews whether the number of completed cardiac rehabilitation sessions would be behaviorally different with a customized patient self-monitoring tool versus cardiac rehabilitation alone.
This University of Vermont Medical Center study overview highlights associations between the number of cardiac rehabilitation sessions completed and patient demographics, clinical characteristics, smoking status, and socioeconomic status.
The findings of a study outlined in this presentation showed that motivational telephone interventions delivered shortly after outpatient cardiac rehabilitation improves patient return rates.
This presentation reviews participation in cardiac rehabilitation before and after enactment of a home-based cardiac rehabilitation program. It found that a home-based program significantly increased participation.
This presentation highlights a study that evaluated the relationship between cost-sharing and attendance at cardiac rehabilitation sessions. The study demonstrate that cost-sharing has a negative impact on cardiac rehabilitation attendance.
This presentation highlights an 18-month effort by the University of Vermont Medical Center to enroll congestive heart failure patients into cardiac rehabilitation and provides factors that influence patients’ attendance.
This presentation highlights a study showing that impediments to patient participation in cardiac rehabilitation can be overcome when providers emphasize cardiac rehabilitation, educate patients about its benefits, and take other steps.
This 1-hour webinar series provides physicians, especially medical directors of cardiac rehabilitation programs, with the didactic knowledge needed to optimize care for patients.
This series of webinars share best practices around the implementation of the American College of Cardiology’s Patient Navigator Program: Focus MI, aimed to improve care for acute myocardial infarction patients.