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In response to added burdens on hospitals as the result of COVID-19, the TAKEheart Team is temporarily postponing regularly scheduled activities. Learn more about the alternate ways that TAKEheart is working to support hospitals during this time.

Training

Web-based Guidance for Hospitals 

TAKEheart offers all interested hospitals access to a free virtual training curriculum that provides actionable guidance on how to implement evidence-based strategies to increase referrals and enrollment in CR. 

Awareness

Understanding the Value of CR

TAKEheart builds awareness among hospitals, clinical teams, and patients of the benefits of CR, the challenges limiting patient participation, and the opportunity for improvement through involvement in the TAKEheart initiative.

Knowledge

Information Sharing and Online Resources

TAKEheart offers hospitals and other key stakeholders easy access to a variety of resources and updates from the field. Partner and Learning Community Hospitals have access to a shared workspace, facilitating peer-to-peer learning and knowledge exchange.

Free tools, videos, literature, and other resources for hospitals seeking to optimize CR participation.
Updates, lessons learned and new findings from internal and external sources, including TAKEheart and the Million Hearts® Cardiac Rehabilitation Collaborative.
Online workspace to seek feedback from peers and share documents.

Engagement

Opportunities to Get Involved

TAKEheart Partner Hospitals participate in a 12-month program focused on increasing CR by implementing automatic referral with care coordination. TAKEheart Learning Community Hospitals exchange information with peers about ways to increase CR referral, enrollment, and retention.