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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Heart Failure—A Good Target for Disease Management

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  • Common chronic disease
  • High costs—direct and indirect
  • Decreased quality of life
  • High mortality
  • Extensive research to guide therapy
    • Appropriate therapies extend life and improve symptoms
  • Therapies are "challenging" to use and implement in this high risk population
  • Technology available to monitor

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