Mayo Medical Edge

Mayo Clinic created an app that is helping cardiac rehab patients.

Mayo Clinic App Helps Patients Undergoing Cardiac Rehab

Patients who attended cardiac rehabilitation and used a smartphone-based app to record daily measurements such as weight and blood pressure had greater improvements in those cardiovascular risk factors; they also were less likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 90 days of discharge, compared with patients who only attended cardiac rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic researchers found.

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