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Meet Mike Otte Scholarship Recipient | Vicky Yandle

Meet Mike Otte Scholarship Recipient | Vicky Yandle

During LSI’s 30+ years in the cardiopulmonary industry, we continually meet individuals who embody our shared dedication to improving lives. Mike Otte was one of those people. During his 34 years in medical sales, Mike Otte built meaningful relationships throughout the country and established a tireless commitment to the cardiopulmonary rehab industry. Read more »

Life Beyond Heart Disease | World Heart Games 2016

Life Beyond Heart Disease | World Heart Games 2016

Try as they might, the looming spring rain clouds in Charlotte, North Carolina couldn’t overshadow the bright spirit of the 2016 ACSM World Heart Games. With ponchos and pickleball racquets in-hand, competitors gathered from across the country to celebrate life with healthier hearts. Read more »

How to Age Well | Healthy Aging Theory + Practice

How to Age Well | Healthy Aging Theory + Practice

Aging is something we have no choice in – it’s a natural process. We can however choose our response – to embrace it rather than resist. In late May, LSI consultant Dr. Carl King, EDD, MAACVPR, had the opportunity to speak to a room full of seniors trying to do just that – age well. Read more »

Day on the Hill Scholarship Recipients

Day on the Hill Scholarship Recipients

Our industry needs passionate advocates and informed providers, which is why LSI is committed to providing meaningful scholarship opportunities to cardiac rehabilitation professionals. Created for industry leaders to further advocacy efforts, our Day on the Hill Scholarship provides recipients with full accommodations, registration and travel to AACVPR’s Annual Day on the Hill in Washington D.C. Read more »

Why You Should Attend World Heart Games 2016

Why You Should Attend World Heart Games 2016

In 2006, Dr. Stuart Sanders walked into a cafeteria crowded with cardiac and pulmonary rehab patients from all over the world who’d come to compete in what would later be known as the World Heart Games (WHG). The moment he stepped inside he was welcomed with applause—a sign of thanks to the man who helped organize the event. Overwhelmed by the display of gratitude, Dr. Sanders began to tear up. Read more »

What to Do If You Can’t Attend AACVPR’s Day on the Hill 2016

What to Do If You Can’t Attend AACVPR’s Day on the Hill 2016

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 »