Heart FailurePrevention Brain Test May Predict Outcomes for Heart Failure Patients Cleveland Clinic study suggests that a simple three-question exam may be helpful in forecasting rehospitalizations. estaff Published: May 20, 2014 0 Print Email Facebook Twitter While the functioning of the heart may receive most of the focus in the discharge of heart failure patients from the hospital, a new Cleveland Clinic study suggests that brain function should also be strongly evaluated. To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber Subscribe Subscribe to Heart Advisor Get the next year of Heart Advisor for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 2,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 38%. It's like getting 5 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password?