Examples of what has been done

A blueprint for integrated, multidisciplinary heart failure care to be adapted to suit local contexts


The Italian Association of Hospital-Based Cardiologists (AMNCO) developed a heart failure integrated care pathway which can be adapted to different contexts depending on available resources.

What they did

In 2006, the Italian Association of Hospital-Based Cardiologists (AMNCO) produced a blueprint for an integrated care pathway for heart failure, with the aim to offer regions or localities a guide to develop a coordinated response to patient needs over the course of their condition.

Links, references, and key reading

  1. Filippi AS, P; Barsesco, PC. Consensus conference: il percorso assistenziale del paziente con scompenso cardiaco. Rivista SIMG 2005.