Report: Mortality, readmissions high for hospitalized HF patients

02/18/2014 | Healio (free registration)

Outcomes have improved for ambulatory heart failure patients but hospitalized patients still have high rates of post-discharge mortality and readmissions, an international team of researchers wrote in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The researchers said there is a need for global hospital-based registries to improve understanding of the HF patient population and to guide policy, research and treatment.

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