Heart Care Clinic

Heart failure (HF) affects nearly 5.7 million Americans, and it is the leading cause of hospitalization in people 65 and older. Contrary to the name, a heart failure diagnosis does not mean your heart has stopped working, but that it is not working as well as it should.

Heart failure is the primary reason patients return to the hospital following discharge, but our Heart Care Clinic (formerly the Heart Failure Clinic) - the first of its kind in the Northland - focuses on keeping you healthy at home.

Your team of cardiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse technicians, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists and case managers is dedicated to educating you about the disease process, teaching you how to manage your complex HF conditions and showing you how to track medications and communicate more effectively with our staff. Each of these steps can keep you healthy and reduce your hospital admissions and readmissions.

Plus, we work closely with your primary care physician to manage and coordinate care during acute phases of heart failure.

Treatment Focus

Advantages of the Heart Care Clinic include:

  • Close telephone follow-up
  • Education (including nutrition, medications)
  • Intravenous (IV) therapy
  • Lab follow-up
  • Medical management (including Cath Lab services)
  • Symptom management
  • Transitional care coordination (include Home Health)

Program Accreditation

Heart Failure Accreditation LogoNorth Kansas City Hospital's heart failure program is nationally recognized and accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, meaning its services and the facility meet national standards for patient care. It is the only program in a four-state area to achieve this designation.

Program Recognition

U.S. News & World Report

High Performing in Heart Failure - 2017

This designation is awarded to hospitals performing significantly better than the national average for treating patients with heart failure.

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Contact Us

The Heart Care Clinic
(formerly the Heart Failure Clinic) is open Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Brandon's Story

Brandon Louis Heart Care Clinic

"If you have heart failure, give the clinic a chance."