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6 reasons to get involved with cardiopulmonary rehab organizations

6 reasons to get involved with cardiopulmonary rehab organizations

Have you been thinking about joining a local, state, or national cardiac or pulmonary rehab organization? As committed advocates for the long-term vitality of cardiac and pulmonary care, LSI supports the mission and initiatives of these organizations in improving the lives of cardiopulmonary professionals and their patients. We’ve rounded up six compelling reasons to join one (or more) of these organizations, from access to educational resources, to the benefits of mentorship and support: Read more »

How to use a SWOT analysis for your Cardiopulmonary Rehab Department

How to use a SWOT analysis for your Cardiopulmonary Rehab Department

As part of our series on tracking and improving rehab performance, we’re borrowing a concept from business school: the SWOT analysis. Why? Well, a SWOT analysis provides a simple yet surprisingly effective framework for improving the performance of any organization, including cardiopulmonary rehabs. Read more »

What to do if you can’t attend AACVPR’s Day on the Hill 2017

What to do if you can’t attend AACVPR’s Day on the Hill 2017

AACVPR’s annual Day on the Hill (DOTH) will take place on March 13-14, 2017 in Washington D.C. DOTH is an important opportunity to meet legislators and lobby for the interests of our industry as constituents, voters and healthcare professionals. Read more »

How to track and improve cardiac rehab performance

How to track and improve cardiac rehab performance

Tracking and measuring patient outcomes continues to play an increasingly important role in cardiopulmonary rehab certification, quality measurement and insurance reimbursements. However, it can be difficult for programs to know how to begin tracking and where to focus improvement efforts. Read more »

Why Rural Health Matters

Why Rural Health Matters

Across the country, 62 million people are building their lives, homes and dreams in rural communities. While these towns may be difficult to locate on a map, the impact they have on the nationwide health of the country shouldn’t be underestimated. Rural health however, is often overshadowed with one-size-fits-all methodology. Read more »

Interval Training in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Interval Training in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Interval training – you may recognize it as the fitness craze that’s taking off across the country. However, while most commonly praised as the best way to get the most out of your workout, interval training is beginning to move beyond the gym into the clinical sphere. Read more »

Top 5 Articles for Cardiopulmonary Professionals in June

Top 5 Articles for Cardiopulmonary Professionals in June

During the day-to-day focus of providing personalized care to patients, it can be difficult finding time to stay on top of the latest in the cardiopulmonary industry – not to mention finding the information in the first place. Let us save you some time – we’ve put together 5 cardiopulmonary articles we think are must-reads, giving you new ideas, talking points and inspiration for your work.

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Roadmap to Registry 2.0 | Syncing Your Outcomes to the AACVPR Registry

Roadmap to Registry 2.0 | Syncing Your Outcomes to the AACVPR Registry

Since the launch of the AACVPR Registry, one thing has remained clear, outcomes-based measurement isn’t going away any time soon. Are you set up for success? Today we’re launching part three of our new series, Roadmap to Registry 2.0, where we’re exploring the current state of the registry and where the next steps (what we’re calling, Registry 2.0) will lead the industry. If you’re just joining the conversation, you can find part one: history and part two: national outcomes and impact here. Read more »

Roadmap to Registry 2.0 | AACVPR Registry National Outcomes and Impact

Roadmap to Registry 2.0 | AACVPR Registry National Outcomes and Impact

Since the launch of the AACVPR Registry, one thing has remained clear, outcomes-based measurement isn’t going away any time soon. Are you set up for success? Today we’re launching part two of our new series, Roadmap to Registry 2.0, where we’re exploring the current state of the registry and where the next steps (what we’re calling, Registry 2.0) will lead the industry. Read part one of this series here. Read more »