Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation
Published: May 13, 2019
- Although the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on secondary prevention of cardiovascular events are well established, more than 80% of eligible US patients do not participate in center-based cardiac rehabilitation.
- To potentially reduce this gap, home-based CR (HBCR) may be a beneficial alternative for selected patients.
- This statement identifies core components, efficacy, strengths, limitations, evidence gaps and research necessary to guide the future delivery and potential reimbursement of HBCR.
- Commentary: The Past, Present, and Future of Cardiac Rehabilitation by Nanette Kass Wenger, MD, MACC, MACP, FAHA, MAACVPR
- Top Things to Know: Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation
- 2018 Routine Assessment and Promotion of Physical Activity in Healthcare Settings
- 2018 ACC/AHA Clinical Performance and Quality Measures for Cardiac Rehabilitation
- 2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes
- 2013 Exercise Standards for Testing and Training
- 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
- 2012 ACCF/AHA/ACP/AATS/PCNA/SCAI/STS Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
- Medical Director Responsibilities for Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation/Secondary Prevention Programs: 2012 Update
- Increasing Referral and Participation Rates to Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation: The Valuable Role of Healthcare Professionals in the Inpatient and Home Health Settings
- Referral, Enrollment, and Delivery of Cardiac Rehabilitation/Secondary Prevention Programs at Clinical Centers and Beyond