MercyOne Clinton Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit earned a certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for its commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care, a news release says.
“Our cardiac rehabilitation team is committed to delivering innovative, compassionate, personalized care and this certification further proves our long-term pledge to the community
and patients we serve,” said Justin Nylin, director of cardiac services at MercyOne Clinton
AACVPR Program Certification is a peer-review accreditation process designed to review
individual programs for adherence to standards and guidelines developed and published by
AACVPR and other related professional societies.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a comprehensive, medically supervised program personalized to improve a patient’s cardiovascular health if they have experienced a heart attack, bypass surgery,
balloon angioplasty, stents or unstable angina.
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MercyOne is a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping people and communities live their best life, the release says. The system’s clinics, medical centers, hospitals and affiliates are located throughout the state of Iowa and beyond.