Heart Failure Treatment Center
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital has a congestive heart failure (CHF) program that is seamless from inpatient to outpatient care. There is a designated cardiologist who rounds daily with the medical team on heart failure patients to ensure evidence-based care. Inpatients that are discharged are referred to MedStar Good Samaritan’s Good Health Center’s heart failure treatment program.
Outpatient Heart Failure Treatment
We understand that the medical management of congestive heart failure (CHF) is intensive and time-consuming, especially for busy physicians. To support our valued community doctors, the outpatient heart care team at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital's Good Health Center has developed a comprehensive congestive heart failure program that allows our trusted experts to partner with you to provide exceptional, specialized CHF care and management for your patients.
Why Choose MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital's CHF Program?
- You receive frequent patient follow-up reports from the time treatment begins
- Patients can receive care in our CHF clinic with no appointment
- Your patients are cared for by a team of heart failure experts including experienced cardiac nurses, physician assistants, nutritionists as well as fitness experts
- Your patients receive the most advanced heart failure care that includes on-site infusion therapy/IV medications, including diuretics, and the full spectrum of the latest CHF meds
- Your patients receive real-time electrolyte management, based on on-site lab results, as well as bioimpedance monitoring
- All requested lab work is done on-site at MedStar Good Samaritan
- Advanced therapies are available to patients, including aquapheresis
By partnering with MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, you are able to provide your patients with the most advanced heart failure care and treatment options. MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital is also Baltimore's exclusive outpatient provider of aquapheresis, a medical therapy that safely and predictably removes excess salt and water from patients who suffer from fluid overload. This ensures that your patient's fluid balance/euvolemia is restored.
These and other evidence-based pathways provide consistent clinical standards and outcomes for the care of your patient.