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HFSA News
4.14.2014
FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Certain Pacemakers and Defibrillators in HF
 
3.17.2014
CMS Statement on Pending April 1st Payment Cut
 
2.11.2014
Journal of Cardiac Failure Seeking Editor-in-Chief
 
2.6.2014
CMSS Physician Payment Sunshine Act FAQs
 
10.25.2013
NIH Funding for FY 2014 Released
 
News Items

4.14.2014 - FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Certain Pacemakers and Defibrillators in HF


Read the full FDA press release online.


3.17.2014 - CMS Statement on Pending April 1st Payment Cut

CMS MLN Connects E-News Article Shares Information Regarding the Holding of April 2014 Claims for Services Paid Under the 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

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2.11.2014 - Journal of Cardiac Failure Seeking Editor-in-Chief

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2.6.2014 - CMSS Physician Payment Sunshine Act FAQs

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10.25.2013 - NIH Funding for FY 2014 Released

The House and Senate appropriators released details on an agreement for an omnibus spending bill to keep the government running through September. Included in this bill is all 12 FY 2014 spending bills... Read the full statement.


7.22.2013 - Six Strategies May Nip at Heart Failure Readmissions

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7.1.2013 - Novel Heart Failure Drug From Novartis Gains 'Breakthrough Therapy' Designation From FDA

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5.7.2013 - Heart failure set to spike in US, Heart Association says

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4.8.2013 - Growing Support to Rescind Device Tax

Read the full story online at Politico.


3.25.2013 - FDA Approves GE Healthcare's AdreView™ for Cardiac Risk HF Patients

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3.20.2013 - HFSA Fellowship Application Deadline Extended to April 1, 2013.

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2.12.2013 - Heart Failure Readmissions: It's Not so Simple
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2.7.2013 - UCSF Reduced Heart Failure Readmissions by 46%
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1.29.2013 - Novel Drug May Protect Organs in Acute HF
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1.29.2013 - CardioKinetix Initiates Clinical Trial in HF
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1.29.2013 - HF Programs Take Aim at Readmits
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11.21.2012 - Experimental HF Drug Cuts Mortality by 37 Percent

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10.1.2012 - Fewer blacks, Hispanics get CRT with defibrillation, even among Medica

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9.14.2012 - Heart Failure Society of America Announces New President At 16th Annual Scientific Meeting

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8.28.2012 - Analysis of Pivotal Reverse Trial Demonstrates Long-Term Clinical Benefits of CRT-D Therapy

Five-Year Analysis of Pivotal Reverse Trial Demonstrates Long-Term Clinical Benefits of Medtronic CRT-D Therapy in Mild Heart Failure Patients....read more.

8.27.2012 - New Drug Shows Promise in Heart Failure

An experimental drug from Novartis may help up to half of heart failure patients for whom no effective treatment is available...read more.

8.23.2012 - Final Program Book Now Available!
Download the Final Program Book for the 16th Annual Scientific Meeting.


8.19.2012 - View Abstracts for 16th Annual Scientific Meeting
Click on the following link to see how to search/view the current abstracts for the 2012 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the HFSA, September 9-12, 2012 in Seattle, WA.

Go to "Search Current HFSA Abstracts"


7.27.2012 - Cardiac Doctors Gear Up For Health Care Reform

Learn how Triad cardiac doctors gear up for health care reform.

5.31.2012 - HFSA Announces New CEO
Read the entire press release on the new CEO.

5.21.2012 - Doubt Cast on the "Good" in "Good Cholesterol"

New York Times Article Published May, 16, 2012.

3.1.2012 - New Consensus Statement on Indications for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Indications for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: 2011 Update From the Heart Failure Society of America Guideline Committee

2.10.2012 - 2012 Heart Failure Board Review Course

Learn more about the board review course.

2.10.2012 - Now Open: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Self-Evaluation Module in Adv. HF and Transplant

Learn more about the MOC.

6.15.2011 - HFSA Career Center is Open
The HFSA has opened a career center for those interested in posting or seeking employment opportunities in the field of heart failure. Learn more here.

9.14.2010 - 2010 Comprehensive Heart Failure Practice Guideline Web Site On-line

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