Heart Failure Beat Healthy Living: Navigating Your Medication Regimen and Costs

Navigating Your Medication Regimen and Costs

Patients living with heart failure may find it difficult to adhere to a complex medication regimen. With so many different types of medications available, it’s easy to see how staying on track can be overwhelming. Adding the financial cost to that equation makes it seem like an even more impossible task. Tune in to this podcast episode to learn how you can make the process easier with the help of experts in the field who know the ins and outs of managing medications and costs of care. Featuring: Host Lucy West, PharmD (Tufts Medical Center), Kathleen Faulkenberg, PharmD, BCPS (University of Kentucky), Teri Diedrich, APRN-NP, CHFN (Nebraska Medicine), and Cassie Moody, CPhT (Nebraska Medicine).

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HostLucianne (Lucy) West, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Tufts Medical Center 


  • Teri Diederich, APRN-NP, CHFN, FHFSA, APP Supervisor, Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart Failure and Transplant, Nebraska Medicine

  • Kathleen Faulkenberg, PharmD, BCPS, FHFSA, Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacists Coordinator, University of Kentucky Healthcare

  • Cassie Moody, CPhT, Senior Medication Access Coordinator, Nebraska Medicine


HFSA does not endorse any of the following medications or treatments discussed in this episode: Entresto, Lisinopril, Losartan, Valsartan, Spironolactone, Eplerenone, Hydralazine, Isosorbide Dinitrate, Digoxin, Ivabradine, Jardiance, Farxiga