Clinical excellence combined with respectful delivery of state-of-the art
care defines Suburban Community Hospital’s Heart Failure program.
Our Heart Failure team is comprised of board certified physicians, nurses,
therapists and social workers—offer an integrated approach to diagnosis,
treatment, and prevention of and education about Heart Failure.
Suburban Community hospital is designated a
Heart Failure Center by The Joint Commission.
When patients display Heart Failure symptoms, early diagnosis and treatment
are crucial. We are focused on providing rapid diagnosis using the
treatment and guidelines developed by the American Heart Association
Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure program to treat Heart Failure patients when they are admitted
to the emergency department, winning the Heart Failure Gold-Plus Award.
During and after a hospital stay we provided or connect patients with services
needed to begin their recovery and make continued progress. We offer:
- Heart Failure education for patients and their families to help them understand
Heart Failure signs and symptoms, medications, and the importance of daily
weights, and prevention.
- Clinical Pharmacist for patients and their families to help them understand
the importance of medication compliance.
- Nutrition services to help patients make positive lifestyle decisions.
- Social work services to help patients and families cope with change.
We also help patients improve their health through smoking cessation, weight
management and exercise, and managing diabetes and cholesterol levels.