The clinic’s team of caregivers works closely with patients, their families and physicians to provide support and help manage their heart failure condition. Lifestyle choices, medication and continuous monitoring are all components of the program that help Heart Center patients to:
Patients with heart failure who are patients at North Shore Medical Center, as well as those being treated on an outpatient basis meet regularly with a heart failure nurse. The nurse will works closely with your primary care physician and cardiologist to optimize your care.
Heart Center patients may self-refer to the Living Well with Heart Failure clinic or may request a physician referral.
Most insurance policies cover a portion of the cost of this program. Even if you are receiving home care services, you may also be eligible for enrollment.