Cardiopulmonary Health

The Right Support for your Heart Failure Patients

  • Of patients on VNA HealthCare’s Cardiopulmonary Health at Home
    Program, only 13% are readmitted to the hospital, compared to the
    national average of 26%.
  • 93% of VNA HealthCare patients say they feel more involved in
    their care. These patients also felt more secure when they used tele-monitoring devices in their homes.

For your patient diagnosed with heart failure, Hartford HealthCare at Home can:

  • Make sure your patient follows your plan of care
  • Keep you updated on your patient's condition as often as you need
  • Serve as your eyes and ears in the patient's home​​

With the right support from Hartford HealthCare at Home, we ensure your patient is following your plan of care, which leads to:

  • Improved clinical outcomes
  • Fewer hospital readmissions
  • Better patient compliance

Hartford HealthCare at Home can improve:

  • Physician appointment within 7 days of discharge
  • Patient self-management skills
  • Coordination between inpatient/outpatient health care providers

A patient with one or more of the following should be referred for Hartford HealthCare Cardiopulmonary Health at Home:

  • Uncontrolled heart failure
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Dietary restrictions
  • Uncontrolled atrial fibrillation
  • New onset of atrial fibrillation
  • Uncontrolled COPD or Asthma
  • New onset of COPD or Asthma
  • Uncomplicated pneumonia
  • Frequent asthma exacerbations
  • Frequent emergency room visits or hospitalizations
  • Uses oxygen at home
  • Unclear medication compliance
  • Chronic dyspnea
  • Need for palliative care

Your patient will receive:

  • Nursing visits for education and monitoring
  • Rehabilitation services, as needed
  • Tele-monitoring

Hartford HealthCare at Home