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Orange Regional Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Recognized for its Commitment to Improving Quality of Life

December 8, 2011

Middletown, NY- The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Orange Regional Medical Center’s Peter Frommer, M.D. Heart Center, located at 707 East Main Street in Middletown, was awarded recertification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life of its patients by enhancing standards of care.

Medical Director of Cardiac Rehab, Bonnie Seecharran, M.D. says, “This designation demonstrates our commitment to providing quality healthcare to our patients and community. Our certification ensures our program meets the highest standards of patient care.”

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program participated in a month long, extensive review of its adherence to standards set by the accrediting organization. The program was first awarded certification in 1998 and has maintained certification since that time. Recertification lasts three years.

According to the American Heart Association, 1 in 3 American adults have one or more types of Cardiovascular Disease.

The Peter Frommer, M.D. Heart Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program provides comprehensive services to help patients build a healthier heart. Patients will utilize the state-of-the-art indoor track and a variety of the latest exercise equipment including treadmills, bicycles, stair stepper, arm ergometers and weights. The program is designed to help patients significantly reduce their risk or recurrence of heart disease by helping to restore their health and well-being.

To learn more about the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program visit www.ormcheartcare.org. Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.

About the Peter Frommer, M.D. Heart Center

The Peter Frommer, M.D. Heart Center at Orange Regional Medical Center provides comprehensive cardiac services to our community. The Center is affiliated with the Montefiore Medical Center and provides access to experienced cardiovascular specialists educated at some of the nation’s most renowned academic centers such as, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Our program offers state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and a knowledgeable, dedicated cardiac staff trained in the latest cardiovascular procedures. The Center’s wide range of services include elective and emergency angioplasty, advanced cardiac testing and rehabilitation, electrophysiology and implantable pacemakers and a variety of related cardiology and educational services. A free mobile heart program focused on prevention and early detection of heart problems is also available to surrounding communities.

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