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With congestive heart failure (CHF) currently ranked as the #2 cause of death in the United States, Lincare offers a multidisciplinary tool designed to assist patients and physicians in the effective management of CHF. This program is designed to minimize hospital admissions and improve each patient's self-management of CHF.

  • Objectives of Lincare's HeartSteps® program include:
  • Increased intervals between hospital admissions
  • Assessment of each patient’s functional level and exercise needs
  • Improved patient compliance
  • Increased self-management capabilities
  • Improved quality of life