Factors Associated With Utilization of Cardiac Rehabilitation Among Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease in the Veterans Health Administration: A QUALITATIVE STUDY.

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BACKGROUND Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs reduce morbidity and mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease but are vastly underutilized in the United States, including the Veterans Health Administration (VA) Healthcare System. Numerous barriers affecting utilization have been identified in other health care systems, but the specific factors… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000166

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@article{Schopfer2016FactorsAW, title={Factors Associated With Utilization of Cardiac Rehabilitation Among Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease in the Veterans Health Administration: A QUALITATIVE STUDY.}, author={David W Schopfer and Susan M Priano and Kelly Allsup and Christian D. Helfrich and P. Michael Ho and John Rumsfeld and Daniel E. Forman and Mary A Whooley}, journal={Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention}, year={2016}, volume={36 3}, pages={167-73} }