Implementing Updated Clinical Guidelines for Heart Failure: Managed Care Strategies for Optimizing Therapy and Patient Outcomes
Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA
President, Baylor Scott and White Research Institute, Dallas, Texas
Professor, University of Mississippi
Catherine E. Cooke, PHARMD, MS, BCPS, PAHM
Research Associate Professor
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
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This activity is designed for Medical directors, pharmacy directors, and other decision makers working in managed care organizations(MCOs) such as private payers, pharmacy benefit managers, Medicare/Medicaid, VA/DOD, large employers, hospitals, ACOs, long-term care, and other segments, including the Population Health Learning Network and the MCLN®️ and First Report Managed Care databases, as well as hospital and health-system pharmacists, clinical pharmacists, specialty pharmacists, community pharmacists and other frontline healthcare professionals who are involved in the management of HF.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe the phenotypes of HF in terms of epidemiology, disease burden, diagnosis, and treatment approaches
- Develop strategies to improve the provision of guideline-directed care in clinical practice for optimal HF treatment and patient outcomes
- Evaluate the efficacy/safety data and mechanisms of action of newer therapies indicated for the management of HF and associated clinical implications, including WHF and hospitalization frequency
- Implement evidence-based, patient-centric, and cost-effective managed care strategies to reduce the burden of HF
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Release Date: March 15, 2023
Expiration Date: April 21, 2023
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Javed Burler, MD, MPH, MBA: Consultant - Abbott, Adrenomed, American Regent, Arca Biopharma, Amgen, Applied Therapeutic, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, Cardiac Dimension, Cardior CVRx, Cytokinetics, Edwards, Element Science, Fast Biomedical, G3 Pharmaceutical, Innolife, Impulse Dynamics, Imbria, Inventiva, Lexicon, Lilly, LivaNova Janssen, Johnson and Johnson, Medtronics, Merck, Occlutech, Nestle, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Pharmacosmos, Pharmain, Roche, Sanofi, Sequana, SQ Innovation, 3live, Velakor, and Vifor
Catherine E. Cooke, PharmD, MS, BCPS, PAHM has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Kyle R. Copeland, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Manager, Pharmacy
Parkwest Medical Center
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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