New Cardiac Rehab Performance and Quality Measures Released

A comprehensive set of performance and quality measures for patients who are eligible to participate in cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) were released by the ACC and American Heart Association, in collaboration with the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, on March 29 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The new measure set includes six performance measures and three quality measures, and updates the original measure set released in 2007 and the 2010 focused update. They build upon recent evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and scientific statements, and include feedback from peer review and public comments. Read more on ACC.org.