Heart Failure Management Program
Heart care when you need it most
Heart Failure Management Program at Beverly Hospital
We’ve designed our Heart Failure Management Program to help you identify and reduce your risk factors for developing heart failure. Our goal is to help you live a healthier, longer life.
Heart Failure Risk Factors
Certain health conditions and lifestyle factors can increase your risk of developing heart failure. These can include:
- Alcohol/drug abuse
- Angina (chest pain)
- Heart attack
- High blood pressure
- Sleep apnea
- Valvular heart disease
- Viral infections
Who Qualifies for the Heart Failure Management Program
Beverly Hospital offers the Heart Failure Management Program to people who have been diagnosed with heart failure. Whether you’ve already been hospitalized for a heart condition or have a history of cardiac events such as a heart attack, angina or high blood pressure, we’re here to help.
Depending on your diagnosis, you may enter our program through a referral from your physician. If you spend time in the hospital because of heart failure, your hospitalist (a doctor who helps you during your hospital stay) may refer you to our program.
Major health insurance companies cover most parts of heart failure management programs. Check with your insurance provider to see what they cover.
What to Expect
Learn more about what to expect when you participate in this program.
When you enter the program, our Outpatient Heart Failure Management Team will do a full evaluation may include:
- Access to the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.
- Behavioral health counseling.
- Nursing assessment.
- Nutrition counseling.
A nurse will call you regularly to monitor your progress. You will also come to the Heart Failure Management Clinic for regular evaluations and education by the Heart Failure Management Nurse.
Our primary goal is to improve the quality of your life. We’ll work with you to understand your needs and goals so we can create the right care plan for you.
Our interdisciplinary team of professionals includes:
When you complete the Heart Failure Management Program, you’ll receive a personal heart failure management plan. This helps you get on the right path to maintaining your progress going forward. We may also recommend that you participate in our Cardiac Rehabilitation program.