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? In our new series, Roadmap to Registry 2.0, LSI is exploring the current state of the registry and where the next steps (what we’re calling, Registry 2.0) will lead the industry in the future.
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Every day in cardiac and pulmonary rehabs across the country hundreds of patients have their resting, exercise and recovery blood pressures taken by caring practitioners. This seemingly routine squeeze of the arm has a bigger impact than one might expect. Read more »
As part of our core value series, we’re exploring LSI’s commitment to forward-thinking advocacy. We’re more than just a technology provider. We are with you on the front lines. LSI is invested in demonstrating and defending the value of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, one program at a time. Read more »
Providing state-of-the-art care requires vision for the future. LSI is committed to supporting educational opportunities for cardiopulmonary clinicians to get a clearer picture of what is going on in the industry and where it is going.
As part of an educational sponsorship from LSI, AACVPR is offering a live recording of the Day on the Hill workshop, “The Individual Treatment: The Past, Present and Future.” The live recording is available for purchase and features presenters, Bonnie Anderson, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR; Mark Stout, MS, CCRP, FAACVPR; and Karen Lui, RN, MS, MAACVPR, from GRQ Consulting, LLC. Read more »
LSI offers rental and leasing options to keep your focus where it’s needed most – on your patients, without having to settle for out-of-date equipment or unresponsive support. Read more »
LSI is proud to have the 30-year expertise of Dr. Carl King, former AACVPR president, as part of our consultative team. To help keep you informed and inspired in your practice, we’ve collected three key takeaways from Dr. King’s recent MSCVPR presentation on the Science of Physiological Data Acquisition and Utilization.
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AACVPR’s annual Day on the Hill (DOTH) will take place on March 23-24, 2016 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. This year, AACVPR members are asking Congress to support legislation by amending the Social Security Act and allowing physician assistants, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists to supervise cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs on a day-to-day basis. Read more »
Recently, the AACVPR published a Health Policy & Reimbursement Update. Here’s a helpful breakdown of what that means for you and your organization: Read more »
Congestive Heart Failure
CHF patients will be in your rehab soon. This great news also comes with some unique exercise prescriptions. Knowing that CHF patients have impaired cardiac output and function, it is vital to keep track of their heart rates and know whether they are exercising within their correct prescription. The LSI heart rate monitor will ensure that the patient stays within their prescription or the clinician will be alerted by the telemetry monitoring system. Read more »
Exciting news for Cardiac Rehab!
With the approval of heart failure coverage, rehabs can look forward to a much anticipated increase in patient volume. But with growth comes additional challenges. CHF (cardiac heart failure) patients have additional needs beyond the traditional exercise program supported by ECG telemetry monitoring. Signs and symptoms, such as dyspnea, decreased oxygen saturations, weight gain, and cardiac arrhythmias need to be carefully monitored. Read more »