HBOM’s New Beat program was awarded funds from the U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Center Innovation Program
HBOM is proud to announce a new program to bolster successful referrals to cardiac rehabilitation in Michigan. The program is called New Beat and is culmination of a community of stakeholders who are committed to removing barriers to successful cardiac rehab adoption across the state.
New Beat is designed to deliver heartfelt, pragmatic support to new cardiac rehab patients. This new initiative combines HBOM’s participatory design methods and expertise in evidence-based behavior change strategies, with the goal of increasing enrollment in Michigan cardiac rehabilitation programs and reducing transportation barriers to some of the most underserved patients.
New Beat is led by HBOM Co-Director Tom Cascino, M.D., M.Sc., advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist and the HBOM design team. It was among the recipients of the 2023 U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Center Innovation Program‘s Just Do It! Awards.
Like all of HBOM’s efforts, we bring the party! New Beat unites experts from industry, professional organizations, and statewide quality initiatives, including:
- The Michigan Cardiac Rehab Network
- The Michigan Value Collaborative (MVC)
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2)
- U-M Cardiovascular Health Patient Advisory Group
- Uber Health
Want to know why we’re focusing on cardiac rehab? HBOM Human Centered Designer Larrea Young, MDes explains:
Download our project poster, on display at the 7th Annual Frankel Cardiovascular Center Innovation Challenge on May 18th.