Quality Report: Heart Failure

The rates displayed in these graphs are from data reported for discharges from January 2009 through December 2009 for heart failure patients at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center as compared to data from all reporting Massachusetts hospitals and the reported national average.


 Heart failure patients given discharge instructions. 
   HF Patients Given Discharge Instructions

 Heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (LVS) function. 

 HF Eval of LVS function

  Heart failure patients given ACE inhibitor or ARB for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD)  

HF Ace Inhibitor

  Heart failure patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. 

 HF Smoking Cessation