Improving Timely Diagnosis for Patients

As members of the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, WomenHeart ensures that the voices of women heart patients are included in the work to improve the diagnostic process.

On Thursday, this group launched ACT for Better Diagnosis, an effort to ensure the Accuracy, Communication, and Timeliness of diagnoses.

WomenHeart’s Director of Public Policy Amy Friedrich-Karnik, participated in a panel discussion at the launch event, bringing the patient perspective and talking about some of the unique challenges women face when being diagnosed with heart disease. Read more about this new effort in our blog coming soon.

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