At High Point Regional, our Heart Failure Care staff understand treating this illness with speed and precision. We are continually looking for ways to improve in these areas, and treat each individual patient swiftly and thoroughly.
Heart failure is a weakening of the heart's pumping power. With heart failure, your body doesn't get enough oxygen and nutrients to meet its needs. These quality measures show some of the standards of care provided, if appropriate, to someone who has heart failure.
Measures - Data last updated June 2010
is linked to heart failure. Quitting may help improve your condition.
Evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Function
(LVS) determines how well the heart can pump oxygen and nutrients to other parts of the body.