The Cardiac Rehabilitation program is staffed by highly trained medical professionals with over 71 combined years of health care experience.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation program has been designed to meet the needs of Southeastern Ohio heart patients. For more information e-mail the Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit or call 740.439.8297.
|The Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Southeastern Med meets national standards and is certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.|
|What we do
Cardiac Rehab is the blending together of various health specialist in order to address the needs of each and every heart patient. The road to an enhanced quality of life begins with a thorough assessment of your current physical, emotional, social and nutritional state. Following the initial assessment, our professional staff will analyze the data and develop a program to meet each individuals specific needs.
Physical reconditioning and educational retraining are the foundation of the rehabilitation process. Physical reconditioning involves the use of various exercise machines to help recondition the body.
Each client receives an individualized program to help maximize results. Scientifically reliable tests used on past patients have indicated an average of 143% improvement in the ability to perform physical activities.
Life style modification is extremely important to the future well-being of heart patients. Extensive and thorough education will provide the tools to help with these life-changing decisions. Our staff and support personnel are on site to help with the patients needs.
With encouragement, inspiration, and determination, it is amazing what can be done to improve the quality of life for most heart disease patients.
Cardiac Support Group
The Cardiac Rehabilitation program is located on the West side (back) of the hospital. Enter through the main entrance to the hospital and follow the signs to the Orange Parking Lot. From the parking lot, follow the signs to Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab waiting area. For more details call Cardiac Rehab at 740.439.8297.
Frequently asked questions
Cardiac Rehab Nurse
What about insurance coverage?
Cardiac Rehab is covered by Medicare and Medicaid providing that you have been diagnosed with a heart attack, angina or have had open heart surgery within the past year. Normal co-pays do apply. Most commercial insurance companies do cover Phase II, outpatient rehab. It is highly recommended that you contact your insurance company to determine the exact coverage.
|When are classes held?
Cardiac Rehab classes are held on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Class time begins at 6am and run on the hour until 5pm. Each class last for approximately one hour. Educational classes which are held on Wednesday usually last approximately 30 minutes.
Who is eligible for Cardiac Rehab?
Medicare covers only the heart condition listed.
Is commercial insurance accepted?