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Congestive Heart Failure Quality Reports

Our Services

Heart Failure

UW Health Heart and Vascular Care provides state-of-the-art diagnostic, medical and surgical options for all patients with heart failure (cardiomyopathy), primarily through our Heart Failure Management Program
 

The chart below displays the percent of UW Hospital and Clinics congestive heart failure patients who got all the recommended care appropriate for them, including:

  1. Left ventricular systolic (LVS) function assessment
  2. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor medication or angiotensin receptor-blocker (ARB) medication for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
  3. Smoking cessation education
  4. Discharge instructions discussing activity, medications, diet, follow-up, symptoms and weight monitoring 
Key
  • Vertical axis: Percentage of patients who received all recommended care
  • Horizontal axis: Fiscal quarter and year
 

 

2011 Q2

2011 Q3

2011 Q4

2012 Q1 

2012 Q2

2012 Q3

2012 Q4

2013 Q1

2013 Q2

2013 Q3

2013 Q4

UW Health

91.8

94.3

93.7

96.9

98.6

100

100

100 94 100 100

Benchmark

92.4

95.5

95.3

96.10

96.4

96.4

 97.6  97.9  97.6  97.6 98.3

 

Benchmark: Median of University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC) member hospitals