Heart Failure is a worldwide health issue affecting 23 million people that often requires hospitalization for treatment. As the most common cause of rehospitalization, Heart Failure care has been targeted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for improvements and penalties. The current climate is demanding solutions. Biomarkers specific to the determinants of heart failure may play an increasingly prominent role in risk assessment and the possible reduction of short term hospital readmissions. Here is what you need to know.
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