Heart Failure Network at The Christ Hospital Health Network

For physicians and healthcare specialists involved in the field of heart failure, The Christ Hospital has the most advanced resources in the region.

  • We are the only hospital with an entire unit and team of specialists dedicated to heart failure. 

  • Our patients have access to heart failure specialists in all of The Christ Hospital Physicians – Ohio Heart & Vascular locations.

  • We work together to ensure patients have the necessary tools and information to stay healthy at home.

  • Our focus on education helps patients manage their conditions and improve their quality of life.

Take a moment to learn more about our heart failure program and its impact on our patients' lives.

The Christ Hospital Health Network Advanced Heart Failure Program 

A dedicated team approach to heart failure care

  • Carl H. & Edyth Lindner Heart Failure Treatment Center – The only dedicated heart failure unit in the region, The Joint Commission awarded it an Advanced Heart Failure Certification. We have consistently earned The American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines Gold Achievement Award in recognition of our progressive heart failure care and focus on patient support and education.

  • Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals – The Christ Hospital has been named among the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in U.S. by Truven Health Analytics for 11 years.

  • Care close to home – You don’t have to travel long distances for advanced heart care. You will find Ohio Heart & Vascular locations throughout Greater Cincinnati.

  • Specialized expertise – We offer the most extensive expertise across the spectrum of heart and vascular care. Our doctors are known leaders in cardiovascular care and are focused by specific cardiovascular conditions.​

Innovative treatments for heart failure

  • Ventricular assist device –A ventricular assist device (VAD) is an advanced treatment option for end-stage heart failure. It's a mechanical pump that's implanted in the heart to help it pump more effectively. The Christ Hospital is the only hospital in Ohio pioneering the use of Impella 2.0, the most advanced and minimally invasive VAD.

  • Heart Link Program – Nurse specialists stay connected to our heart patients after they leave the hospital. Patients get personal guidance on diet, exercise, medication and doctor follow-ups to help them transition to self care.

  • Telemedicine for patients at home –We offer qualifying recently discharged patients monitoring and live audio/visual interaction with heart experts at The Christ Hospital from the comfort of home or a care facility.

Education for heart patients

  • Heart Failure Handbook – A fact-filled useful guide to living well with heart failure for you and your family.

  • A downloadable "Heart Failure Zone" – A self-monitoring tool to track important health-related measurements.

  • Heart Works – A support group meets each month to help patients better manage heart failure and live the healthiest life possible.

To learn more, call The Advanced Heart Failure Program at 513-206-1180.