Mobile Technology-Based System for Patient Engagement and Physician-Directed Remote Management of Heart Failure

Trial ID or NCT#



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This pilot study is to assess the feasibility, preliminary utility and acceptance of a digital technology-based system for heart failure management.

Official Title

Design of a Mobile Technology-Based System for Patient Engagement and Physician-Directed Remote Management of Heart Failure

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. * Age ≥ 18* Diagnosis of heart failure* Most recent left ventricular ejection fraction ≤ 40% in the prior year based on echocardiogram, MRI, CT, or nuclear perfusion* Primary cardiologist enrolled in the study* Currently admitted with upcoming discharge or discharged from hospital within the prior 2 weeks* At least two eligible heart failure therapies (guideline-recommended BB, RASI, MRA, or SGLT2i) not yet initiated or on ≤ 50% of target dose
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. * Receives dialysis* Inotropic therapy during hospitalization* History of heart transplant or actively listed on heart transplant waiting list* History of left ventricular assist device implantation* Cardiac amyloidosis* Pregnant or currently trying to be pregnant* Life expectancy estimated less than 6 months related to non-cardiac comorbidities as per investigator's judgement* Actively enrolled in hospice or comfort care* Currently participating in an investigational device or drug study or having participated in such a study within 30 days prior to screening* Subject or their caregiver without a smartphone* Subject or their caregiver not proficient with written and spoken English* Subject unavailable to complete all study procedures (e.g., interviews) to the best of the subject and investigator's knowledge* Any other disorder or condition that, in the opinion of the investigator would pose a risk to subject safety or interfere with the study evaluation, procedures or completion* Subject has diminished decision-making capacity* Planned discharge to skilled nursing facility


Alexander Tarlochan Singh Sandhu
Alexander Tarlochan Singh Sandhu
Cardiologist, Heart failure cardiologist
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

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Alexander Sandhu, MD