Heart Failure

Heart Failure

The St. Joseph’s Health Cardiovascular Institute Heart Failure Clinic provides early follow-up care to recently hospitalized heart failure patients to further improve access to timely, quality care and outcomes.

The Heart Failure Clinic is located at the St. Joseph’s Health Brittonfield Cardiology office. The highly-skilled team provides early follow-up care (within one week) to recently discharged patients.The team also provides care to the uninsured and serves as a bridge for patients who aren’t able to make a follow-up appointment within one week.

The clinic provides access to the necessary diagnostic services for heart failure patients, as well as access to on-site medical cardiologists. It also supports the goal of reducing preventable readmissions in heart failure patients.


Primary care physicians and cardiologists may refer patients who need heart failure management via EPIC or by calling 315.703.5090. In addition, any patient being released from hospitalization at St. Joseph’s Health Hospital and other CNY hospitals, as well as those being discharged from rehabilitation centers, can be referred to the Heart Failure Clinic.

Cardiovascular Institute Highlights

St. Joseph’s Health is one of only 8 hospitals in the nation to be named an American Heart Association Center of Excellence, one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery according to a national study by Healthgrades, and it received the highest performance rating for Heart Bypass Surgery by U.S. News and World Report.