The clinical course of heart failure is punctuated by multiple episodes of hospitalization,1-3 leading to poor outcomes and high and escalating costs.4,5 This highlights the need to reimagine how heart failure care is delivered. In this episode, featuring Dr Nihar Desai of the Yale School of Medicine, we will explore the interplay between implementing quality improvement initiatives, specifically value-based care models, and optimizing heart failure care.


Nihar R. Desai, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine
Associate Chief, Clinical Operations, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine
Investigator, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation 


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