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Heart Failure Clinic at East Jefferson General Hospital

The Heart Failure Clinic at East Jefferson General Hospital answers a need within our community for heart failure patients to have ready access to testing, evaluation and clinical support, including follow-up appointments after hospital admission or visit to the emergency department, and ongoing medical management.

Mission

To improve the quality of life for people with a diagnosis of heart failure in our community through skilled, systematic, evidence-based care.

Values

  • Collaboration between the Heart Failure Clinic staff and the patient’s physician
  • The patient and their family will be partners in care, with their goals and wishes considered as a part of their treatment plan
  • Support the high quality of care at EJGH
  • Provide a smooth transition of heart failure care from hospital to home
  • We value our relationships with the community and the patients we serve

Services Offered

  • Patient evaluation
  • Patient follow-up
  • Medication titration
  • Monitoring of symptoms
  • Enhanced self-management
  • Education
  • Clinic follow-up communications with referring physician
  • Improved access to advanced heart failure therapies 

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Your care will be coordinated between the following:

  • Cardiologists
  • Electrophysiologists
  • Dieticians
  • Cardiac Rehab Specialists
  • Clinical Pharmacists
  • Supportive Care
  • EJGH Heart Failure Team
  • Heart Failure Program Coordinator

Access to Care

The Heart Failure Clinic is dedicated to providing easy referral of heart failure patients for follow-up and/or continued heart failure management.

  • Within 72 hours of hospital discharge
  • Within 24-48 hours of discharge from an Emergency Department

Sabrina White, N.P.

White received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice and Masters of Science in Nursing from University of South Alabama. She is certified in Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support and Basic Cardiopulmonary Life Support. She was awarded twice with an Outstanding Clinical performance in Medical Surgical Nursing. She has been in nursing for over twenty years. Her first nursing job was at Charity Hospital in 1991.

 

 

Contact Information

Sabrina White, N.P.

4224 Houma Blvd., Suite 530
Metairie, LA 70006
Phone: (504) 503-7003
Fax: (504) 503-7004

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8am-4:30pm

 

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