outcomes, cardiac rehabilitation, quality improvement



  1. Sanderson, Bonnie K. PhD, RN
  2. Southard, Douglas PhD, MPH, PA-C
  3. Oldridge, Neil PhD
  4. Writing Group


The reported outcomes statement is an update to the previous recommendations for outcomes evaluation in cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention programs. The purposes of outcomes evaluation are reviewed, and practical information with examples is provided to help programs implement an outcomes-directed approach within routine patient care and program management functions.