Cardiac rehabilitation using telemedicine: the need for tele cardiac rehabilitation

Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2020 Dec 30;21(4):497-500. doi: 10.31083/j.rcm.2020.04.201.


Cardiac Rehabilitation programs have shown to improve outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed barriers to these programs. A virtual platform might be a good solution to these challenges. Tele Cardiac Rehabilitation and remote patient monitoring provide an excellent alternative practical solution.

Keywords: COVID-19; remote patient monitoring; tele cardiac rehabilitation.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19 / epidemiology*
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation / methods*
  • Comorbidity
  • Heart Diseases / epidemiology
  • Heart Diseases / rehabilitation*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics*
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Telemedicine / methods*