Tool Could Cut Costs of Treating Heart Failure

Posted on October 20th, 2009 by Kelley Luckstein

Treating heart failure patients costs $25 billion each year. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic hope to make it more affordable with a new device…

 

Dr. Charles Bruce with the Mayo Clinic said, "Depending on that input we can determine whether the patients needs to see their physician or maybe we'd up their medications to try to prevent them from having to come into the hospital in the first place."

 

KSTP by Becky Nahm, 10/19/09

Tags: heart failure, Medical Edge, Medical Edge

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