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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 »

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 »

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 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 »

In Case You Missed It | AACVPR Annual Meeting 2016

In Case You Missed It | AACVPR Annual Meeting 2016

With the serenade of Jazz bands in the background, LSI joined over 1,000 others in the cardiac rehab industry to kick off one of the year’s largest cardiopulmonary events. The 31st AACVPR Annual Meeting was held in New Orleans, September 7-10, and embraced the host city’s vibrancy with a feel of celebration. Read more »

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 »