Success in Treating Heart Failure

Success in Treating Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure is a serious condition, and Vanderbilt excels at treating it. The graphic shows how many patients received care that follows the 4 nationally-recognized criteria listed below.

All data current as of July 2013
Chart showing that 97% of Vanderbilt patients receive appropriate care for heart failure

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are 4 key factors in what is widely considered appropriate heart failure care: 

  1. Heart failure education
  2. Vital tests
  3. Appropriate prescriptions
  4. Quit smoking counseling