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 January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.
|| California Average
|Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival. Higher percentages are better.
|Heart failure patients given discharge instructions. Higher percentages are better.
|Heart failure patients given an evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic (LVS) function. Higher percentages are better.
|Heart failure patients given ACE inhibitor or ARB for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD). Higher percentages are better.
U.S. Average percentages come from data found on medicare.gov/hospitalcompare
* Results are not available for this time period.