“Listen to, follow and manage your heart”
HF SMART (Heart Failure Self-Management And Readmission Prevention Technique) is a comprehensive cardiac care program, when initiated, provides improved healthcare outcomes to patients with heart failure. This is administered by a registered nurse practitioner. HF SMART program provides patients and caregivers with tools to recognize symptoms and take appropriate action to:
- Decrease the risk of exacerbations
- Increase quality of life
- Increase health literacy
- Prevent unnecessary re-hospitalizations
The transitional component of HF SMART program allows patients to be followed in the home setting.