New Milford Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation aimed at helping people with heart disease recover, grow stronger, return to their normal activities, and minimize the likelihood of future heart problems. Our services include professionally supervised exercise, education and counseling.
Our New Milford Hospital cardiac rehabilitation program complies with the American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehab, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Joint Commission, and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Cardiac rehabilitation programs available at New Milford Hospital include:
Phase I Cardiac Rehabilitation
Phase 1 of the New Milford Hospital cardiac rehab program is an inpatient education meeting regarding lifestyle changes.
Phase 2 Cardiac Rehabilitation
Phase 2 is a 12-week (three times a week) regimen and dietary counseling by physician referral following a patient’s hospital discharge. Phase 1 and Phase 2 is typically covered by insurance.
Phase 3 Cardiac Rehabilitation
At the end of Phase 2, patients have the option of joining the Phase 3 maintenance program, where the focus is ongoing exercise, lifestyle modification and maintaining gains.