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Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes
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Mar 30, 2020

Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes

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University of Utah Health researchers report that local doctors in rural areas who receive specialized training in managing artificial heart pumps and who work in conjunction with cardiovascular experts at a major medical center can care for these patients safely and effectively. This collaborative effort, known as shared care, not only eliminates the need for extensive travel but also eases the financial and emotional strains on many patients…. Read More