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  • 11. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy The American Heart Association explains that having advanced heart failure does not mean you have run out of treatment options and shared decision making can help.
  • 12. Recognition from Get With The Guidelines®-HF Hospitals that participate actively and consistently in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure are eligible for public recognition. It's an opportunity to hone a competitive edge in the marketplace by providing tangible evidence of commitment to quality care.
  • 13. Congestive Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains how and why congestive heart failure is a risk for children and adults with congenital heart defects.
  • 14. Winter Weather Tips for Cardiac Patients The American Heart Association says that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, especially those in poor physical condition or those with existing heart disease or a personal history of stroke.
  • 15. About Heart Failure What is heart failure? The American Heart Association explains heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood through the heart to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. Learn more.
  • 16. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these Patient Education Sheets for heart failure patients who need answers to their questions.
  • 17. Robert's Story: Finding the Right Team Personal story about Robert Farish, who has heart failure.
  • 18. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 19. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 20. Preparing for Accountability: Managing Cost and Quality in Heart Failure Join us for a free monthly web conference series designed to help hospital providers navigate the road blocks of heart failure and manage cost and quality in the new decade.


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  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
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