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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. 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.
  • 20. Heart Failure Medications The American Heart Association explains the medications for heart failure patients. Heart failure patients need multiple prescriptions of medicines as each one treats a different heart failure symptom.


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2012-2013 Expenditures

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