Sunday, October 4, 2009

Cookeville Hospital's Heart Program Re-Certified


For the third consecutive time the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at Cookeville Regional has attained re-certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Hospital officials say this certification ensures that programs meet the essential standards of care. There are currently more than 1,400 programs nationwide that have met the high standard of certification. Officials say certification helps patients and families to identify which programs are considered the best. It also helps improve standards of care and helps programs meet essential standards. The Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center is a department of The Heart and Vascular Center at Cookeville Regional. In the PHOTO: (left to right) Jennifer Rose, Libby Lee, Danielle Ulmer, Vickie Horn, Ruth Spencer, Colleen Childress, Angie Rogers, Debbie Baker, Director of Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Cookeville Regional