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Patients given discharge instructions


This measures the percentage of heart failure patients whose care providers gave them information about their disease and instructions about how to care for themselves. This is important because lifestyle changes related to diet and physical activity can improve a patient's quality of live and prevent future trips to the hospital.

October 2011 - September 2012 data

For the above graph: Higher ↑ performance is better.

Results over time

For the above graph: Higher ↑ performance is better.

More heart failure measurements

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