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The following is a Press Release from the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital:
The Lake Charles Memorial Hospital (LCMH) Volunteer Auxiliary and
Foundation recently donated a new telemetry system to the hospital's cardiac
The Quinton® Q-Tel® Rehabilitation and Management System is able
to produce quality diagnostic telemetry readings that will identify heart beat
changes or arrhythmias. The telemetry system has a built in charting and
automated reporting system.
The Quinton® system will be used in conjunction with the National
Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Registrythatwent live this past July.
"The system is the first of its kind in the U.S. that will provide
Memorial's cardiac rehab team with the means to track, document, and
communicate patient outcomes and program performance in accordance with
evidence-based guidelines," says Michelle Smith, nurse manager of Memorial's
Cardiac Rehab Department. "In addition, it will demonstrate impact of
physical function and quality of life for heart patients, morbidity and
Memorial's Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase II is a supervised
outpatient program of individually prescribed exercise with continuous
electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring. The exercise program is based on an
individualized exercise prescription of intensity, duration, frequency, and
type of exercise. Patient education and lifestyle modification are an
important part of cardiac rehab.
LCMH Cardiac Rehab department is certified through the American
Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab. This telemetry
system is designed to support the requirements needed for the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Certification.