Interview with Professor Hélder Dores – A holistic approach to cardiovascular care in Europe

We recently had the opportunity to speak with Professor Hélder Dores, Cardiologist, Hospital Da Luz, Portugal, to understand his perspective on the future of holistic cardiovascular care that encompasses a multidisciplinary team of halo-health professionals.

We asked Professor Dores three questions:

  1. What are the most significant ways for promoting comprehensive heart health in Europe?
  2. What role can a physician play to address barriers and challenges associated with holistic heart health in Europe?
  3. What are the potential impacts of the latest innovations in cardiovascular care when it comes to prevention and risk management?
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Professor Dores believes that the cardiologist’s role within a holistic multidisciplinary team revolves around identifying and detecting risk and working with patients to support primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events. To assist the cardiologist perform this role, Professor Dores believes that a standardisation of guidelines is required.

Watch the full interview with Professor Dores to hear his perspective on realising a holistic approach to cardiovascular health and care as we push for better heart health across Europe.

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