Welcome to the Cardiac Fitness Center of St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center - the only hospital-based program of its kind on Long Island.

The center is located on the park-like grounds of The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research and Education in Greenvale.

Located just off Northern Boulevard, its serene setting offers plenty of convenient and accessible parking.

Our popular fitness center enjoys more than 60,000 visits a year and recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Visitors are greeted by our friendly staff to make sure every exercise session feels like a welcome visit.

All of our cardiac fitness programs are medically supervised by a doctor, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals, who are always on site.

Our award-winning center is equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment.

The workout circuit includes bicycles, treadmills, weight lifting stations and an indoor walking track.

All patients are prescreened for an appropriate fitness plan to ensure all of their cardiac needs are met.

Everyone is continually monitored for their progress by our highly dedicated staff.

For more information on how you can step up to better health and how we can help, call (516) 629-2040.

Care Management

At St. Francis Hospital, a team of nurse Care Managers and Social Workers will help plan and assess your care needs before you leave the hospital.

Social Workers

Social Workers at St. Francis provide post-hospital information and referrals, crisis intervention and supportive counseling services. Your Social Worker can help ease your transition after your hospital discharge and offer referrals for community resources to assist in finding alternative care and managing illness.

Care Managers

Care Managers at St. Francis develop and coordinate your continued care services. Such services might include referrals to home care, rehabilitation, IV home infusion, Meals on Wheels and other post-hospital resources. Your Care Manager will research your needs and insurance coverage to find the available and appropriate services for you.

For more information, call the St. Francis Care Management Department at 516-562-6040, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

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