JCHC's Bettinger Recognized For Cardiac Rehab Work

Julia Bettinger (right) receives a plaque for her cardiac rehab work at the JCHC.
Julia Bettinger (right) receives a plaque for her cardiac rehab work at the JCHC.

Julia Bettinger, Director of Cardiopulmonary Wellness at the Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo, has been recognized for her contributions to the cardiac rehabilitation program at the healthcare center.

The Montana Cardiac Rehabilitation Outcomes Project, sponsored by the Montana Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the Cardiovascular Health Program within the Montana Department of Health & Human Services are in their 13th year of the project, has over 110 cardiac rehab programs in 16 states that track and and report on a uniform set of evidence-based cardiac rehab quality indicators.

According to a release from the JCHC, their cardiac rehab program had the highest rating of all small hospitals in Montana and northern Wyoming participating in the project over the last year.
The program exceeded regional benchmarks in 11 of 13 indicators.

Bettinger said she is happy the program has been recognized.

The cardiac rehab program and Bettinger were recognized at a recent conference for the excellent care given to cardiac patients in and around Buffalo.

SheridanWyoming.com

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