Caregiver Resources Introduction
These resources from The American Heart Association will help you better care for someone who has heart disease or who has had a heart attack, heart surgery or a stroke.
AFib Resources and FAQ
Find afib resources for patients and healthcare professionals, plus a list of FAQs about atrial fibrillation.
Arrhythmia Tools & Resources
The American Heart Association offers toold and resources for arrhythmias such as, Answers by Heart Patient Information Sheets, arrhythmia brochures, arrhythmia survivor stories, and a new afib poster for healthcare professionals.
For Heart Failure Caregivers
Becoming a caregiver for someone with heart failure requires a long-term commitment of time and energy. The American Heart Association believes as a caregiver, you need a plan and you need support.
Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.
American Heart Association 2011-2012 Expenditures
Public Health Education: 39.1%
Professional Education & Training: 14.0%
Community Services: 5.1%
Management & General: 7.9%
American Heart Association Diversity Report
Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.
We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.