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Table 1 Alternative models of cardiac rehabilitation

From: Smartphones in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review

 • multifactorial individualized telehealth delivery providing individualized assessment and risk factor modification with patient-provider contact primarily by telephone;
 • internet-based delivery of programs where the majority of patient-provider contact is via the internet;
 • exercise telehealth interventions where patient-provider contact is primarily by telephone;
 • telehealth interventions focused on psycho-social recovery where patient-provider contact is primarily by telephone;
 • community or home-based CR involving patient-provider contact during home visits or patient visits to a community centre;
 • program delivery to diverse population groups including rural and remote settings;
 • multifaceted models of care incorporating interventions across these categories;
 • models utilizing complementary or alternative medicine