North Knoxville Medical Center to open new cardiac rehabilitation program


KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – North Knoxville Medical Center in Tennova has announced the opening of its all-new cardiac rehabilitation program and is now officially accepting patients.

“I am happy to be here today to announce the opening of this program as it has been a need in our community for many years. This new cardiac rehabilitation program is an example of our continued commitment to serve you better, ”said Colin Mcrae, CEO of Tennova Healthcare-North Knoxville Medical Center. “Patients will no longer need to be transferred to other facilities for cardiac rehabilitation. We can now take care of them right here at home.

The new program combines education, support and exercise therapy. According to the release, patients will learn heart-healthy habits from a multidisciplinary team of physiotherapists, nutritionists and exercise specialists.

“As promised, we continue to expand the breadth and depth of our services as this is a must-have program for this community,” said Tony Benton, President and CEO of Tennova Healthcare East Market. “When we take a look at our Tennova story, you will see that investing in programs, facilities, employees and medical personnel is very important to providing quality health care, such as cardiac rehabilitation. We are very happy to offer this service to the community!

The new facility is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Anyone interested can call 865 859-7940 for more information.

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