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What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a weakening of the heart's pumping power.  Your heart tries to pump more blood to get the oxygen and nutrients it needs, but the muscle wall becomes weaker over time.

Data listed is from October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2015. Barton  California Average U.S. Average
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who received aspirin within 24 hours of arrival or before transferring from the emergency department. Higher percentages are better. 95.0%  97.0% 97.0%
Heart failure patients given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) function. Higher percentages are better. 100%  99.0% 99.0%

U.S. Average percentages come from data found on medicare.gov/hospitalcompare