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Heart Failure Process of Care Measures

Heart Failure is a weakening of the heartís pumping power. With heart failure, your body doesnít get enough oxygen and nutrients to function properly. These measure show some of the processes of care provided for most adults with heart failure. Read more information about heart failure. Learn why Heart Failure Process of Care Measures are Important.

  HH AL U.S.
Heart failure patients given discharge instructions 89% 90% 90%
Heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (LVS) function 99% 97% 98%
Heart failure patients given ACE inhibitor or ARB for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) 93% 95% 95%
Heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice/counseling 100% 99% 99%

Note: The Core Measure data is for April 2010 - March 2011 and is the most recent data available as of January 2012.