From left, Dandan Liu, PhD, Alan Storrow, MD, and Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc, are testing the real-world implementation of a risk stratification tool to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions of patients diagnosed with acute heart failure in the emergency department.

VUMC team puts tool to reduce heart failure admissions to test

Vanderbilt researchers have developed a risk stratification tool to predict outcomes and avoid unnecessary hospital admissions after emergency department visits for acute heart failure.