Heart failure is prevalent in Germany, but is under-recognised. Key stakeholders came together at the German Heart Failure Roundtable to discuss the need for policy change and comprehensive investment in heart failure care.
More than 90% of people with heart failure would like regular discussion about quality of life to be part of their care, but this only happens for 20%.
The Heart Failure Policy Summit will offer an opportunity for heart failure advocates to build alliances across disease areas and link to broader health policy agendas.
Taking the form of four virtual sessions held in October and November, the 2022 Heart Failure Policy Summit will address how we can engage with policymakers and leaders to improve care for the millions of people living with heart failure across Europe.
It has been argued that women are systematically discriminated against in healthcare, so what does this mean for women with heart failure?