More About St. Luke's Heart Failure Disease Management Program
is a complex, multisystem disease process for which many new therapeutic modalities are available. Early intervention and education allows patients and healthcare professionals to be partners in the successful management of this life-threatening disease.
- Approximately 4.7 million Americans have heart failure.
- Each year approximately 550,000 new cases of heart failure are diagnosed.
- The risk increases dramatically with age.
- Heart Failure is the most common cause of hospital admission for patients over the age of 65.
By participating in the Heart Failure disease management program, you are taking important steps toward improving your health. The Heart Failure Disease Management program is not appropriate for every patient with heart failure. Your physician, in consultation with the program manager, will determine if this is appropriate for you.
Goals of the Program
Links to Other Helpful Heart Failure Sites
For more information on St. Luke's Heart Failure Disease Management program, email
or call 314-205-6679.