This report describes Destination Rehab, a novel virtual world-based cardiac rehabilitation program, which aims to increase cardiac rehabilitation access to underserved populations. We highlight the experience of a cardiac patient whose successful participation in the program allowed her to overcome significant psychosocial and access barriers to cardiac rehabilitation.
- cardiac rehabilitation
- cardiovascular disease
- health disparities
- secondary prevention
- social determinants of health
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine