Coronary Artery Disease

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HHC at Home Coronary Artery Disease

The Program

Nursing - Assessment of cardiovascular status including understanding of disease and self-management

  • Vital signs
  • Med reconciliation
  • Use of telemonitor
  • Identification of complications
  • Chest discomfort and report of increased patterns
  • Orthostatic changes
  • Measures to avoid exacerbations
  • Measure of pulse oximetry
REHAB - Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
  • Home exercise program
  • Increase activity tolerance - energy conservation, strategies, equipment for increased ease
  • Monitor vital signs during activity
  • Pace activities to increase breathing
  • Teach precautions
  • Objective testing to determine safe functional capacity, i.e., Borg, sit/stand, 6-minute walk
  • Activity modification
  • Increase strength/ROM

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Referrals & Payment

Medicare patients will have 100% coverage if meeting homebound requirements. Some insurers require pre-authorization.

In referral, please include all disciplines that may benefit patient (PT, OT and/or RN) and why they should be seen (i.e., gait assessment, medication reconciliation, improved dynamic balance, etc.)

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Service Area

The Most Comprehensive Provider of In-Home Care in Our Region. Services can be packaged to create a customized plan of care to optimize clinical outcomes, maximize independence and improve quality of life.

We are a not-for-profit community-based home health and hospice organization serving Connecticut residents in Hartford, Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New London, New Haven, Tolland and Windham counties. Founded in 1901, Hartford HealthCare at Home is part of an integrated health care system known as Hartford HealthCare. Hartford HealthCare at Home fulfills its mission by enabling individuals to achieve maximum independence, to participate in their own plan of care, and to live with dignity while receiving quality care in their own homes.

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