Who We Serve


Madonna's CARES (Cardiac) Program is primarily located on the Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) level of care although a significant number of CARES patients are also served on the Acute Rehabilitation Hospital Unit (AR) as well. Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation is offered at Madonna ProActive.

Ages: The average age of CARES patients is 77 years old.

Geographic Area: A majority of patients served are referred from Lincoln hospitals, and live within the state.

Volumes: During its most recent fiscal year ending June 30, 2009 Madonna served a total of 170 inpatients with cardiac diagnoses. Of these, 91 were served on AR and 79 on LTACH.

Diagnoses: Patients with the following types of cardiac diagnoses may be appropriate for admission to Madonna's CARES Program:

  • Immediate after open heart surgery (CABG or heart valve surgery)

  • Post-acute Myocardial Infarction (heart attack)

  • Immediately after coronary (heart) stent placement

  • New pacemaker insertion with other medical issues

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
5401 South St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone: (402) 413-3000
Toll-Free: (800) 676-5448