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2022 ACC/AHA/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure

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NEW ACC/AHA/HFSA Heart Failure Guidelines

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JCF Ignite!

JCF Ignite! focuses on concise and rigorous reports that enhance impactful discourse.
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Diversity, equity, inclusion , and belonging are core values for the Journal of Cardiac Failure. Read more.

Patient and Caregiver Spotlight

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HFSA Spotlight

HFSA is a multidisciplinary organization working to improve and expand heart failure care through collaboration, education, research, innovation, and advocacy. HFSA members include physicians, scientists, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and patients. Find out more

The HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2022 is where heart failure teams gather! In 2022, we're excited to bring you the best of heart failure science, research and practical management and connection opportunities. Find out more

JHFS Spotlight

JHFS aims to promote research on heart failure, to contribute to the development of medicine in Japan. Find out more

The 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the JHFS: The Challenge of Personalized Medicine for HF. Find out more


Journal of Cardiac Failure

Cover Image - Journal of Cardiac Failure, Volume 29, Issue 1
The Journal of Cardiac Failure (JCF) publishes the highest quality science in the field of heart failure with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, mentorship, multidisciplinary partnerships, and patient-centeredness. Published papers span original investigator-initiated work to state-of-the-art reviews, guidelines and scientific statements, expert perspectives, early career and trainee spotlight pieces, patient and patient-partner narratives. JCF also emphasizes the power of language and prioritizes innovative approaches to dissemination of published work to reach and impact the broader heart failure community.

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Official journal of the Heart Failure Society of America and the Japanese Heart Failure Society.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Journal of Cardiac Failure

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Virtual Visits for Care of Patients with Heart Failure in the Era of COVID-19: A Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America here

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