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Virginia A. Buckley-Blaskovich
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Madelyne Z. Greene
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Madelyne Z. Greene

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Study Shows Feasibility of Adapting Cardiac Rehabilitation for Home Care

After a patient is discharged from the hospital for treatment of cardiovascular disease, cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is often prescribed because these programs are proven to reduce mortality and risk of hospital readmission. However, only 14 percent of patients who have had a heart attack and 31 percent of patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery attend CR post-hospitalization.