The Rogers Foundation announces a second landmark gift, building on its $130 million gift in 2014, to sustain the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research in perpetuity and bring the promise of precision cardiac health to patients across Canada and globally. In 2014, the...
By the Numbers
0 – Cures for heart failure
1st – Most rapidly rising cardiovascular disease in Canada
2.1 – Average survival rate, in years
10 – Average length of stay in hospital, in days
25 – Percent, the projected growth of heart failure prevalence in the next 20 years.
26 – Days of hospital resources by average patient in 1st year of treatment
60,000 – Canadians diagnosed each year
1 million – Canadians have heart failure
1.4 million – Hospital stays each year
$3 billion – Its toll on the Canadian health-care system