CRMC cardiac rehabilitation certified
HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has announced the certification of its cardiac rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). CRMC was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life of its patients by enhancing standards of care.
Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular problems (e.g., heart attacks, coronary artery bypass graft surgery). This cardiac rehab program includes exercise, education, counseling and support for patients and their families.
Catskill Regional’s cardiac rehabilitation program participated in an application process that requires extensive documentation of the program’s practices. AACVPR Program Certification is the only peer-review accreditation process designed to review individual programs for adherence to standards and guidelines developed and published by AACVPR and other professional societies.
For more information visit www.crmcny.org/cardiacRehab.