• By Jeff Olsen

Mayo Clinic Minute: Online Tool Boosts Cardiac Rehab Results

April 11, 2016

a hand holding an ipad with the cardiac rehab app on screenEven though cardiac rehabilitation is crucial in recovering from a heart attack, many patients don't do it. Mayo Clinic researchers tested whether adding online, smartphone-based technology could enhance cardiac rehab participation and effectiveness. Experts say the results are encouraging.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen speaks with the study's lead author, Dr. Jay Widmer, about the findings, which were presented this month at the American College of Cardiology’s Scientific Sessions.

Watch the Mayo Clinic Minute.

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1:04) is in the downloads. Read the script.

 

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