Care teams lead to better heart failure outcomes, studies show

09/27/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Research presented at a heart failure conference showed that when nurses and pharmacists work with primary care physicians and cardiologists, patients received better care. This type of team effort led to 83% of patients achieving self-care goals and a 35% reduction in all-cause admissions in one study. Another study found improvements in quality of life scores among veterans.

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