Case Study from The handbook

HeartNetCare-HF

5 September, 2018

HeartNetCare-HF is a disease management programme for patients with systolic heart failure (HF), which was validated in a large randomised trial within the German health system. It is based on previously successful modules and considers patients’ preferences.

The programme features several elements, including telephone-based monitoring and nurse-coordinated care. It provides patients, carers and families with teaching materials to educate them on self-monitoring protocols and involve them in care.

 

Links, references, and key reading

Stork S, Faller H, Angermann C. 2016. HeartNetCare-HF. Würzburg

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