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Baptist Golden Triangle Administrator Paul Cade, right, along with Performance Improvement Coordinator Amy Thorn, left, and Quality Director Belinda Sanderson, second from left, talk with Dr. Gerald Fletcher, seated, cardiologist and professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Florida

Baptist Golden Triangle kicks off heart failure initiatives with Mayo Clinic doctor visit

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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine professor and cardiologist Dr. Gerald Fletcher was the featured speaker at a luncheon to mark the start of Baptist Golden Triangle’s new heart failure initiatives.

More than 70 staff physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and other clinicians were on hand to hear Dr. Fletcher, who encouraged them to look at ways to reduce readmissions of heart failure patients.

Baptist Golden Triangle’s new heart failure initiatives include an inpatient and outpatient education and support group for congestive heart failure patients.

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