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Heart Failure Clinic at East Jefferson General Hospital

The Heart Failure Clinic at East Jefferson General Hospital answers a need within our community for heart failure patients to have ready access to testing, evaluation and clinical support, including follow-up appointments after hospital admission or visit to the emergency department, and ongoing medical management.

Mission

To improve the quality of life for people with a diagnosis of heart failure in our community through skilled, systematic, evidence-based care.

Values

  • Collaboration between the Heart Failure Clinic staff and the patient’s physician
  • The patient and their family will be partners in care, with their goals and wishes considered as a part of their treatment plan
  • Support the high quality of care at EJGH
  • Provide a smooth transition of heart failure care from hospital to home
  • We value our relationships with the community and the patients we serve

Services Offered

  • Patient evaluation
  • Patient follow-up
  • Medication titration
  • Monitoring of symptoms
  • Enhanced self-management
  • Education
  • Clinic follow-up communications with referring physician
  • Improved access to advanced heart failure therapies 

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Your care will be coordinated between the following:

  • Cardiologists
  • Electrophysiologists
  • Dieticians
  • Cardiac Rehab Specialists
  • Clinical Pharmacists
  • Supportive Care
  • EJGH Heart Failure Team
  • Heart Failure Program Coordinator

Access to Care

The Heart Failure Clinic is dedicated to providing easy referral of heart failure patients for follow-up and/or continued heart failure management.

  • Within 72 hours of hospital discharge
  • Within 24-48 hours of discharge from an Emergency Department
 

 

Contact Information

Kristi Breaux Alcina, N.P.
Sabrina White, N.P.

4224 Houma Blvd., Suite 530
Metairie, LA 70006
Phone: (504) 503-7003
Fax: (504) 503-7004

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8am-4:30pm

 

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