Press Release: 2020-07-31

Cape Cod Healthcare Awarded Accreditation by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

Cape Cod Healthcare Awarded Accreditation by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Logo(Hyannis, MA – July 29, 2020) Cape Cod Healthcare has been awarded accreditation by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for the Cape Cod Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation program.

Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular problems (e.g., heart attacks, coronary artery bypass graft surgery) and pulmonary problems (e.g., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD], respiratory symptoms) recover faster and live healthier, incorporating exercise, education, counseling and support for patients and their families.

Having met rigorous standards and review, including performance measurements that represent meaningful outcomes, the Cape Cod Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation program has been officially recognized by AACVPR for its commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care.

The Cape Cod Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation AACVPR certification is valid for 3 years and the program joins Falmouth Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation in receiving this industry accreditation. For more information about Cardiac Rehabilitation at Cape Cod Healthcare, see https://www.capecodhealth.org/medical-services/heart-vascular-care/cardiac-rehabilitation/