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Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader

Catskill Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its cardiac rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Catskill Regional was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life of our patients by enhancing standards of care.

“Providing safe, high-quality care to our community is our highest priority,” said Jonathan Schiller, CEO of Catskill Regional Medical Center. “We applaud the efforts of our physicians, and clinical staff that go above and beyond to provide cardiac care each day.”

Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular problems (e.g., heart attacks, coronary artery bypass graft surgery) this cardiac rehab program includes exercise, education, counseling, and support for patients and their families.

Catskill Regional’s cardiac rehabilitation program participated in an application process that requires extensive documentation of the program’s practices. AACVPR Program Certification is the only peer-review accreditation process designed to review individual programs for adherence to standards and guidelines developed and published by AACVPR and other professional societies. Each program is reviewed by the AACVPR Program Certification Committee and Certification is awarded by the AACVPR Board of Directors.

AACVPR-certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. AACVPR Program Certification is valid for three years.

To learn more about Catskill Regional’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, visit

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