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Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of providing education on current heart failure (HF) guidelines and core measures documentation (CMD) for healthcare providers to improve implementation of HF guidelines.

Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of providing education on current heart failure (HF) guidelines and core measures documentation (CMD) for healthcare providers to improve implementation of HF guidelines.

Background and Significance: HF affects over 5.1 million people in the United States, costing $31 billion a year; $1.7 billion spent on Medicare readmissions within 30 days of discharge. Guidelines and care coordination prevent expenses related to hospital readmissions and improve quality of life for adults with HF.

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  • 2016-04-28
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    College of Nursing and Health Innovation

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