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- Participation in cardiac rehabilitation after a cardiac-related event or procedure improves quality of life, reduces the risk of hospital readmission, and lowers the riskexternal icon of death.
- Increasing cardiac rehabilitation ratesexternal icon from 20% to 70% would save 25,000 lives and prevent 180,000 hospitalizations in the United States each year.
- Public health professionals can help spread awarenessexternal icon about the importance of cardiac rehabilitation and implement systems and strategiesexternal icon to improve care for patients.
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