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Day On The Hill 2018; Passing the HR.1155/S.1361 Bill

Day On The Hill 2018; Passing the HR.1155/S.1361 Bill

Great news for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs! The United States Senate and House of Representatives passed the HR.1155/S.1361 bill which allows non-physician practitioners (NPP) to supervise cardiac rehab, intensive cardiac rehab and pulmonary rehab. This bill passed as part of the ACCESS Act – Advancing Chronic Care, Extenders, and Social Services, and Medicare Extender package which will go into effect January 1, 2024. Read more »

Pulmonary Rehab Week Contest | March 11- 17 2018

Pulmonary Rehab Week Contest | March 11- 17 2018

Happy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week from all of us at LSI! To celebrate your dedication to improving lives, we are holding a special contest for pulmonary rehabs all over the nation. National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week,  is originally initiated by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
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Don’t Miss LSI at These 4 Cardiac and Pulmonary Conferences in March

Don’t Miss LSI at These 4 Cardiac and Pulmonary Conferences in March

Cardiac and Pulmonary state affiliate conferences offer invaluable opportunities to gather relevant information and best practice recommendations, learn about cutting-edge research and technology, and network with other cardiac and pulmonary professionals. LSI supports the mission and initiatives of each local, state and national conference and event we attend. Here’s a preview of the 4 conferences LSI will be attending in March 2018. Read more »

Interval Training in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Interval Training in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The window of opportunity for cardiopulmonary clinicians to encourage their patients to make lasting lifestyle changes can often be very small. While patients are enrolled in a rehab program, it’s very important that clinicians push them while maintaining a safe environment. At times, it can be difficult to find a balance between Safety, Effectiveness and Efficiency (recognized as the S.E.E Principle) when working with cardiac and pulmonary patients.
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Cardiac Rehab Week 2018 Contest

Cardiac Rehab Week 2018 Contest

To celebrate Cardiac Rehab Week 2018 (Feb. 11-17), we are holding a special contest for cardiac rehabs all over the nation. National Cardiac Rehab Week, originally initiated by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), helps draw attention to how participating in cardiac rehab can help reduce the effects of heart disease. Read more »

Registry 3.0 | Tracking & Reporting Patient Outcomes

Registry 3.0 | Tracking & Reporting Patient Outcomes

As the healthcare industry continues to move towards a value-based payment model, hospitals are relying more and more on quality outcomes. Not only will tracking patient outcomes help you and your staff identify opportunities for quality improvement, but they can also be used to create an individualized treatment plan and set appropriate goals for each patient. Read more »

Adult Tricycle Winners at the 2017 AACVPR Annual Meeting

Adult Tricycle Winners at the 2017 AACVPR Annual Meeting

As part of our dedication to improving lives, LSI is committed to supporting cardiac and pulmonary rehab professionals. During conferences like AACVPR’s Annual Meeting, we enjoy the opportunity to connect with these professionals and help them improve their own lives. Read more »

Mediterranean Eating Plan and Diet Questionnaire

Mediterranean Eating Plan and Diet Questionnaire

Helping patients create and adhere to a heart-healthy lifestyle is part of any comprehensive cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program. When it comes to nutrition, we recommend the Mediterranean diet. Why? This approach helps lower high blood pressure and LDL cholesterol, as well as reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and Type II diabetes. Read more »