Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is located at 50 Union Street in Ellsworth, Maine

Phone: (207) 664-5311 please dial 911 for emergencies

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Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Earns “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Recognition from The Joint Commission

Awarded the Joint Commission's
Gold Seal of accreditation
reflecting our commitment
to meeting the highest
performance standards
for patient safety and quality care.

Heart Health and Cardiac Rehabilitation

Successfully Rebuilding Life After a Heart Attack or Heart Surgery

*What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Cardiac Rehabilitation is approximately a 12 week program with monitored exercise sessions (Mon, Wed & Fri) that you can come to the hospital to do while you live at home. Cardiac Rehab is a safe and effective way to build confidence and strength, plus improves healthy lifestyle practices. Also there are Take Heart Health Education classes every week, and the support from the cardiac rehab team and other participants helps a great deal with recovery.

How can Cardiac Rehabilitation benefit me?

Cardiac Rehabilitation is proven effective to reduce the risk of a future cardiac event approximately 25% and reduces costly hospital admissions. Exercise is medicine plus you should feel a whole lot better too!

Am I eligible for Cardiac Rehabilitation?

You may be eligible if you have had any of the following heart events: Heart Attack, Stent(s), or Heart Surgery (Bypass, Valve or Transplant). You may also be eligible if you have been treated medically for chest pain or otherwise known as Stable Angina. Please check with your doctor or call a member of the Cardiac Rehab Team to be sure.

Will my Insurance cover Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Cardiac Rehabilitation is most often covered by insurance. If you are not insured, the hospital does have financial services to help. The Cardiac Rehab Team will assist you to find out this information before starting.

What should I do if I think I may be eligible for Cardiac Rehabilitation?

You can contact your doctor and have him or her complete a Cardiac Rehab Referral Form. You can also contact Cardiac Rehab at 664-5434. They can request a signed referral from your doctor.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Department

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital
Medical Office Building
50 Union Street, Suite 2600
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 664-5434
Fax 664-5453

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