The Heart & Lung Center

The newly renovated Heart & Lung Center is a fully equipped 20-bed unit within Wolcott View Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center. The Heart & Lung Center team is directed by physician specialists and includes rehab and respiratory therapists and nurses who are clinically trained to manage patients with acute and chronic heart and lung conditions.

Physician and patient visitors to the Heart & Lung Center have a separate entrance with designated parking. The private rooms are equipped with piped-in oxygen and wall suction, and a separate patient exam room is available for consulting physicians. A large fully equipped therapy gym, private dining, entertainment lounge and outdoor courtyard complement the Heart & Lung Center’s service and patient accommodations.

The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Is Designed To:

+ Treat High Acuity Pulmonary Patients in the SNF Setting
+ Reduce Re-hospitalizations
+ Reduce High Episode Spending Penalties
+ Provide High Quality Patient Care
+ Provide Outcomes Reporting

2016-06-06 (074158)-HDR-EditWe Help Patients With:

+ COPD
+ Pneumonia
+ Trachs
+ Pulmonary Fibrosis
+ Asthma
+ Chronic Bronchitis
+ Emphysema
+ Restrictive Lung Disease

What Is Your Current Re-Admission Rate?

21% of COPD Patients are Re-admitted within 30 days (National Average)
17% of Pneumonia Patients are Re-admitted within 30 days (National Average)
Are you happy with your statistics or would you like to see your rate reduced by up to 70%?

How Can We Reduce Your Re-Admissions?

+ Complete respiratory assessment and care plan created by a licensed respiratory therapist
+ Daily assessments and treatments utilizing clinical practice guidelines done by a respiratory therapist to monitor for early signs of potential issues
+ Weekly pulmonary team rounds led by our facility Pulmonologists
+ Supplemental exercise program designed for pulmonary patients
+ Patient disease and medication education
+ Tracheostomy care, weaning, and decanulations
+ Coordination of post discharge visit to Pulmonologist, DME & HHA company transition, and post discharge calls to the patient

Value Based Purchasing Penalties Are Here…

All patients with primary or secondary pulmonary disease can come to the Heart & Lung Center instead of an LTACH to receive:

+ Lower cost site of service
+ Specialized care, monitoring, and education by respiratory therapists, competency trained nurses, and rehabilitation therapists
+ Tracheostomy Care
+ AIRVO Therapy
+ NIOV
+ High frequency Chest Oscillation Therapy (Vest Therapy)
+ CPAP, BIPAP, AUTOPAP, ASV Therapy
+ Cough assist
+ Specialized rehabilitation