Hidden Issues & Challenges in Managing Heart Failure Patients: Psychosocial Aspect of Care

Alice Chang, LICSW, CCTSW, Social Worker in Transplant Service at UW Medical Center, identifies psychosocial factors related to care planning and management of heart failure patients. Dr. Chang describes the use of SIPAT (Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment for Transplantation) in clinical practice and discusses how psychosocial interventions improve chances for adherence and successful outcome.

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Alice Chang, LICSW, CCTSW.

Alice Chang, LICSW, CCTSW

Social Worker, Transplant Service, Department of Social Work, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA. 1996 – Present Provide Social work services to organ transplant patients at UWMC that include pre-transplant psychosocial ...

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