Site coordinators identified patients hospitalized for heart failure in the previous 30 days. Exclusion criteria were home in a long-term nursing home; inability to take part in the study protocol for just about any good reason, including a minimal expected probability of survival for another 6 months owing to conditions apart from heart failing; inability to stand on a scale; serious cognitive impairment8; and a well planned hospitalization for a procedure. Patients were assigned to receive usual care or undergo telemonitoring randomly, according to a sequence of computer-generated random numbers, with stratification based on the scholarly study site.Hazelton, Executive Vice President, ACE Environmental Risk. This advisory addresses a matter of critical importance to those involved with healthcare facility construction projects. Our objective is to aid them in creating a comprehensive approach to the management of potential pollutant dangers and exposures. Related StoriesAddressing quality of life needs in prostate malignancy: an interview with Professor Louis DenisUsing integrated molecular pathology to manage incidental pancreatic cysts: an interview with Dr Ananya DasOJ Bio at Medica 2015 – Point of Care diagnostics' role in reducing antibiotics prescribing The ACE Environmental Advisory was co-authored by Jack Frost, Assistant Vice President, ACE Environmental Risk, Steve Piatkowski, Vice President, ACE Environmental Frank and Risk Westfall, Vice President, ESIS Wellness, Environmental and Safety Services.