Resources for Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Professionals

Greater Accountability Increases the Effectiveness of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs

Posted on Jun 30, 2016 2:36:00 PM

During the last 50 years, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs have seen metamorphic changes that have helped patients lead longer, more productive lives. In five decades we have seen patient hospital stays decrease from 10 days to four, with exercise programs progressing from mere ambulation to vigorously intense programs using not only cardiovascular workouts but rigorous resistive training utilizing computerized equipment.

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Tags: cardiopulmonary rehab, ITP, accountability, digital telemetry, AACVPR certification, Individualized Treatment Plan

2016 TACVPR Beverly Spraggins Awards of Excellence

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 2:20:19 PM

ScottCare is pleased to highlight the 2016 winners of the Texas Association of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation (TACVPR) Beverly Spraggins Awards of Excellence, presented at the 2016 TACVPR annual conference. These awards annually recognize outstanding contributions by an individual TACVPR member and an individual program that are motivated to improve the lives of patients and their families as well as the practice of cardiac and/or pulmonary rehabilitation. The individual recipient must demonstrate the ability to lead by example and serve as a role model for professionals and patients.

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Tags: cardiac rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehab, TACVPR, Beverly Spraggins Awards of Excellence, Laura Raymond, St. David’s Healthcare Partnership

Helping to Inspire the Future at AACVPR 2016 in New Orleans

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 12:02:04 PM

The 31st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), taking place Sept. 7-10, promises to be its most significant in many years. As a Crown Level Supporter of AACVPR, ScottCare is proud to support this year's conference through our exhibit and vendor session (see details below), and we're excited to re-connect with our customer, colleague and partner friends to both educate and celebrate!

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Tags: cardiac rehabilitation, telemetry, cardiopulmonary rehab, AACVPR, Christus Spohn Health System, VersaCare, ITP, Customizable ITP, AACVPR 2016, Barbara Flato, Connie Paladenech, AACVPR certification, Individualized Treatment Plan, Wake Forest Baptist Health

Have You Read...? June 2016 Edition

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 11:37:23 AM


There is so much news in the world of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, it's hard to stay on top of it all. This "Have Your Read...?" section will be posted regularly, with the goal of providing you an easily-accessible resource of scholarly, industry and simply intriguing articles we think you'll enjoy and that can inform your work. Please let us know if there are articles you think should be included.

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Tags: cardiac rehabilitation, cardiovascular disease and women, St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur, medication adherance, plant-based nutrition, CHF, intestinal bacteria, congestive heart failure, silent heart attacks, yoga

AACVPR Integration, Windows® 7 Top Features of New VersaCare 2.1 Release for Cardiopulmonary Rehab

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 12:00:00 PM

The ScottCare Corporation announced the newest version of its multi-parameter telemetry solution, TeleRehab VersaCare 2.1, which is the industry’s first Windows 7-based cardiopulmonary rehab telemetry system and includes direct integration with the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation's (AACVPR) Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Data Registry.

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Tags: patient outcomes, cardiac rehabilitation, AACVPR Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Data Registry, AACVPR, registry, API

New Rechargeable Digital Transmitter for VersaCare Telemetry Solution

Posted on Oct 3, 2013 12:58:00 AM

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Tags: ScottCare, cardiac rehabilitation, telemetry, Windows 7, cardiopulmonary rehab, TeleRehab VersaCare, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmona, AACVPR Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Data Registry

ScottCare Systems to Communicate with National Cardiac Rehab Registry

Posted on Sep 28, 2011 9:30:00 AM

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) recently announced an expected release date of June 2012 for the National Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry. As stated on the AACVPR web site, the registry will provide cardiac rehabilitation programs with national outcomes data for benchmarking and demonstrate the positive impact of cardiac rehabilitation on the morbidity, mortality, physical function, and quality of life of heart patients across the United States.

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Tags: patient outcomes, cardiac rehabilitation, AACVPR, American Association of Cardionvascular and Pulmon, registry, API