Did you know that only 20% – 30% of people who have been referred to cardiac rehabilitation actually make a first appointment? At Hennepin Healthcare it’s a little more, however those statistics are alarming and quite distressing.
Who gets referred to cardiac rehabilitation? Patients that have had a heart attack, heart surgery, heart failure, stents, angioplasty, among other procedures should attend cardiac rehabilitation. The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Hennepin Healthcare designs individualized programs for each patient’s needs. (more…)