Heartfelt Hurdles: The Cardiovascular Disease Patient Experience

A report featuring data from a comprehensive survey of 5,670 individuals — 897 of whom reported having atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) ­— reveals several obstacles impeding treatment of ASCVD, ranging from missed opportunities for diagnosis to challenges accessing the treatments patients need.

Ensuring Timely Patient Access to Care through Prior Authorization Reform

While prior authorization used to be an infrequent tool to prevent costs associated with unnecessary medical interventions, it is now a nearly ubiquitous step in delivering patient care. This causes harmful delays in patient care, frustration, confusion, and treatment abandonment.

ASCVD Fact Sheet

A backgrounder on atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), the most common and deadliest form of cardiovascular disease.

Take Health to Heart’s Policy Agenda

The Take Health to Heart initiative’s policy agenda is driven by four key priorities that are necessary for lasting change in cardiovascular outcomes.

Webinar: Urgency to Treat Minorities with Cardiovascular Disease

Take Health to Heart experts discuss the outsized impact of cardiovascular disease in minorities and important solutions to decrease disparities.

Webinar: Urgency to Treat Cardiovascular Disease in Women and Children

Take Health to Heart experts discuss the critical importance of treating cardiovascular disease in women and children.

Webinar: A Policy Agenda to Stop the Rise in Cardiovascular Deaths

The first Take Health to Heart expert-led webinar.