Practice of Referring Patients to Advanced Heart Failure Centers


Too many patients are referred to advanced heart failure cardiologists after their window for transplant or LVAD candidacy has closed. In this presentation, Dr. Jared Herr describes observed referral patterns for heart transplant and LVAD candidacy at medical centers across the country. This information can help identify areas in which engagement may allow for patients needing advanced heart failure therapies to be referred earlier in the course of their disease process.