Home monitoring heart failure care does not improve patient outcomes: looking beyond telephone-based disease management.

Abstract

Despite considerable advances in evidence-based medical therapy, heart failure continues to contribute a substantial burden of morbidity, mortality, and economic cost to the American healthcare system. After an admission for heart failure management, nearly 25% of patients are readmitted within 30 days, and by 6 months, this proportion reaches nearly 50%.1… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.031179

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