The Tennessee Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation since 1988. It is our purpose to help Tennessee professionals in teaching patients with cardiovascular & pulmonary rehabilitation, physical medicine and health/wellness.
The TACVPR Board of Directors, Committee Members and Members are responsible for the advancement of educational programs and services designed to enhance the scope of knowledge for cardiopulmonary rehabilitation professionals: including, the planning and implementation of spring and fall conferences, to enhance the exchange of information between cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs, to provide a unified voice regarding important issues in cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation to the state legislature, commercial insurance carriers and federal government agencies, and to promote, throughout the public sector, an understanding of the nature of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation and to increase awareness of related health care services in the state of Tennessee.
It is our purpose to reduce morbidity, mortality, and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research, and aggressive disease management.
Reimbursement Update Dec 2018
Go the members only section to see LCDs from Palmetto for Cardiac, Pulmonary and PVD Rehabilitation.
Fall Conference Nov 8, 2018
The Fall Conference for TACVPR was a great success with 43 attendees and 13 Vendors providing financial support. Attached in the members section are the reported evaluations from the attendees.
Thank You to Our Speakers
Kate Traynor, President AACVPR
Dr. William Oellerich
Dr. Vimal Ramjee
Dr. Alison Bailey
Thank You to Our Conference Sponsors
Scott Care Cardiovascular Solutions
CHI Memorial Foundation
Silver Sponsors ($750):
Ornish Lifestyle Medicine
Bronze Sponsors ($500)
Board of Directors Update
You will find the minutes from the BOD meeting in the Membership section, along with a financial report for TACVPR and one for the Fall Conference. Just click Members only.
If you are interested in getting more involved with the state organization please give me a call. We have some BOD positions open: President Elect, Dietitian, Behaviorist, Member at large Middle and Membership Chair.
Call Allan Lewis, 423-495-4137 or email [email protected]