Provider Notification for High B-type Natriuretic Peptide Values

Trial ID or NCT#



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This proposal examines use of a clinical reminder to the primary provider of patient with a high B type natriuretic peptide but no prior imaging. Electrical Medical Record-based Intervention to Determine whether Clinical Reminders Improve Heart Failure Management in Patients with High BNP Values and Unknown LVEF.

Official Title

Trial of Provider Notification for Patients With High B-type Natriuretic Peptide and no Imaging to Identify Unsuspected Heart Failure.

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - BNP >= 200 pg/ml in last 2 months
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - Measure of LVEF in the last 12 months - Last measure of LVEF < 40%


Paul Heidenreich, MD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular)