The field of heart failure (HF) has seen remarkable advances in recent years. Despite a growing armamentarium of medications changing the paradigm of care from triple to quintuple therapy, HF continues to be associated with high health care costs, increasing incidence, and frequent hospitalizations.
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The current and future financial burden of hospital admissions for heart failure in Canada: a cost analysis.
CMAJ Open. 2016; 4: E365
2The effects of COVID-19 on delivery of care to those with chronic health conditions have further emphasized the need for mobile health (mHealth) technologies for patients with HF.
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The need for heart failure advocacy in Canada.
Can J Cardiol. 2017; 33: 1450-1454
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Published online: March 25, 2021
Accepted: March 4, 2021
Received: February 24, 2021
See article by Kitsiou et al., pages 1248–1259 of this issue.
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