Person-Centered Models for Cardiovascular Care: A Review of the Evidence

Published: July 10, 2023

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  • This scientific statement describes the characteristics and reported outcomes in existing care delivery models for selected cardiovascular (CV) conditions. Models discussed are based on their stated use of evidence-based guidelines, clinical decision support tools, systematic evaluation processes, and inclusion of the patient’s perspective in defining the plan of care.
  • Care delivery models discussed in this statement include 1) community-based 2) cardiac and stroke rehabilitation 3) symptom management 4) transitional care and 5) clinically focused.
  • Increasingly complex clinical scenarios will call for the effective use of interprofessional collaboration and varied disciplinary perspectives in care delivery, particularly for the underserved living with chronic, multimorbid CV conditions.