Heart failure expert and executive nurse leader Dr. Nancy Albert discusses the information card innovation that helps heart failure patients transition from hospital to home, reduces readmissions and more.
Intervening during in-hospital discharge prep is the way to avert heart failure readmissions. That’s the premise behind a novel electronic checklist that has cut our readmission rate to new lows.
Cleveland Clinic has launched one of the nation’s few outpatient palliative care services for patients with advanced heart disease. We share insights on its purposes and best practices.
Nursing research at Cleveland Clinic looks at reasons heart failure patients miss early follow-up appointments after inpatient stays – with a goal of improving attendance.