Palos Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic
If you are living with asthma, heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you may benefit from visiting the Palos Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic. Our team is dedicated to helping you stay as healthy as possible so you can stay where you want to be – home.
For many, asthma, heart failure and/or COPD can be difficult to manage with the increased chance of hospital readmission and other complications. The Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic in Palos Heights, IL, is a resource for you and your family members. You will receive personalized education about the condition you have and when appropriate, in collaboration with your primary care physician.
'Getting better and better'
Ron had been active all his life, but when he started noticing a shortness of breath he visited his doctor. He soon found out he had atrial fibrillation and heart failure. “A lot of my recovery had to do with the education and help I received from the Heart Failure/COPD Wellness Clinic." Read his story.
What to Expect
With a physician’s order, the Palos Health Heart & Lung Clinic provides patients:
- One-on-one, disease-specific education tailored to your needs with either an Advanced Practice Nurse or a Respiratory Therapist as appropriate
- A focused physical assessment with After Visit Summaries
- The ability to obtain laboratory tests, treatments or medications at the time of the visit
- Assistance in home wellness management with action plans and goals
Additional resources available include speaking with a clinical pharmacist to provide medication education as well as a registered dietitian for dietary advice specific to your condition.
Some patients benefit from one visit while others benefit from additional visits. The clinic may serve as an ongoing resource for you and your physician with the goal of managing your condition.
The Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic is located at Palos Hospital in the Cardiopulmonary testing area near our main entrance. Call 708.923.5300 for additional information. Physician orders are required.
Visits to the Heart & Lung Wellness Clinic are covered by most insurance policies. Please check with your provider to ensure your coverage.