It’s been a good year for heart failure research … mostly
April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON – The highs ... and the lows.
Uptake of new heart failure drugs slow despite guidelines
April 5, 2017
Ivabradine and sacubitril/valsartan reduce mortality and hospitalizations.
New-onset AF boosts bad HFrEF outcomes
April 4, 2017
WASHINGTON – Monitor patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction for atrial fibrillation.
Prediction: LVADs will rule end-stage heart failure
February 27, 2017
SNOWMASS, COLO. – Will mechanical circulatory support ultimately surpass heart transplantation?
Big changes ahead in heart failure management
February 26, 2017
Observational hospital stays for HF linked to worse outcomes
December 5, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – Heart failure patients admitted as inpatients had significantly better outcomes than those admitted for an observational stay.
Heart failure readmission metric not linked to care quality
November 15, 2016
A new analysis suggests that metrics used by CMS to determine penalties for heart failure hospital readmissions are not associated with quality of care or overall clinical outcomes.