Stronger Hearts™ Partnership: Improving the lives of patients with heart failure. 12th Annual Meeting - National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Barbara Jordan Conference Center, Kaiser Family Foundation Washington, D.C. October 22,2014
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12th Annual Meeting - National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Barbara Jordan Conference Center, Kaiser Family Foundation
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD FACC ,FAHA,FASH,FNLA
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
Chair, National Forum
Dilated heart(systolic HF)2
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Hypertrophied heart(diastolic HF)2
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Coronary Artery Disease
More common cause of HF cases in blacks
More common cause of HF cases in whites
LVH = left ventricular hypertrophy HF = heart failure MI = myocardial infarction
Adapted from Yancy CW. J Card Fail. 2003;9:S210-S215.
Average reduction in events (%)
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During Phase 1 of the project, Steering Committee worked to identify a high probability tactic to address the burden of heart failure at a community level:
Phase 2 of the project will focus on implementation of the helpline, measurement and preparation for publication
History of nationwide 2-1-1
San Bernardino 2-1-1 infrastructure highlights
Stronger Hearts™ Helpline launch events targeted for December 2014
National Forum invites members who are interested in joining the publication efforts related to the Stronger Hearts™ Helpline to contact Inside Edge Consulting. Areas needed:
National Forum is actively recruiting San Bernardino area hospitals, health groups, and other important stakeholders to join in participating in the Stronger Hearts™ Helpline ---- please see our Executive Director if you would like to become involved in: