Pulmonary Program

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a program of exercise, education, and support to help patients learn to breathe and function at the highest level possible and reduce visits back to the hospital emergency department.

Services

  • Respiratory Therapist on-site
  • Nurses provide additional patient care
  • Exercise Program
  • Breathing Techniques
  • Medications
  • Relaxation
  • Dietary support
  • Oxygen

Patient Benefits

  • Perform everyday tasks with less shortness of breath
  • Stay healthier and avoid exacerbation
  • Learn to manage disease, decrease symptoms, and maintain healthy behaviors
  • Smoking cessation
  • Increase ability to exercise
  • Better management of anxiety and depression

Hospital Benefits

  • Decrease length of stay
  • Improve 30 day re-hospitalization
  • Transitional care model
  • Clinical partner
  • Discharge coordination
  • Patient outcome reporting
  • Enhanced ACO partnerships