Care delivery for heart failure

01 July 2012

Archives of Iranian Medicine

Arch Iran Med. 2012; 15(7): 439 – 445. Volume 15, Number 7, July 2012 Authors: Rahimi K, Patel A, MacMahon S

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The growing prevalence of heart failure and the cost associated with its management has become a major burden for most health care systems worldwide.We review the evidence from randomized studies of innovative models of care delivery for patients with heart failure, refer to some of the most influential non-randomized studies, and discuss the implications of the available evidence for practitioners, policy makers and researchers.