Heart Failure Toolkit for Providers

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Heart Failure Toolkit for Providers

Description

This toolkit offers a comprehensive set of resources to assist providers in managing heart failure (HF). It focuses on several key areas in the management of HF with downloadable documents. The tools are organized by their source: Veterans Affairs (VA), non-VA, or other.

Tools are available in the following categories:

  • HF practice guidelines
  • HF clinical pathways
  • HF clinical algorithms
  • HF screening forms and chart reminders
  • HF admission order sets
  • HF discharge process, orders, and instructions
  • HF best practices
  • HF-related provider education tools
  • HF-related patient education materials
  • HF-related caregiver materials
  • HF-related communication tips for patients
  • HF-related quality of life measures
  • HF mortality risk models
  • Links to track HF outcomes
  • HF-related ICD 9 codes
  • HF-related non-VA organization Web sites
  • HF-related toolkit

Developer:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) Quality Enhancement Research Initiative

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

History

Release Date: 2011
Original Summary: November 2011
Last Updated: 01/18/12

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