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What is the

Heart Failure Collaboratory (HFC)?

Efficiency of clinical trials and evidence generation in heart failure and foster development of therapies by creating a collaborative environment in which FDA, government agencies including NIH and CMS, and the heart failure community can interact to optimize innovation and advancement of new therapeutic products. HFC has established five working groups to tackle individual issues in clinical trials and fostering the development of effective heart failure therapies.


The Heart Failure Collaboratory is a public-private partnership with the FDA and the consortium to help foster the development of new products for heart failure.

Recent Publications

Access our latest publications, downloads and meeting notes.
Utility of Restricted Mean Survival Time Analysis for Heart Failure Clinical Trial Evaluation and Interpretation
The study sought to demonstrate the statistical and utilitarian properties of restricted mean survival time (RMST) and restricted mean time lost (RMTL) for assessing treatments for heart failure (HF) with reduced ejection fraction.
Standardized Definitions for Evaluation of Heart Failure Therapies: Scientific Expert Panel from the Heart Failure Collaboratory and Academic Research Consortium (HF-ARC)
A series of meetings were convened to establish definitions and key concepts for the evaluation of HF therapies including optimal medical and device background therapy, clinical trial design elements and statistical concepts, and study endpoints.
Challenges and Potential Improvements to Patient Access to Pharmaceuticals
Patient access to a drug after US regulator approval is controlled by complex interactions.