The Million Hearts® initiative recognized nine health systems and healthcare providers across the country as winners of the 2013 annual Hypertension Control Challenge. The champions, chosen from a pool of more than 60 nominees, are a mix of small and large practices and healthcare systems from across the United States.
By clicking on the winners' names below, you can read about how they were able to improve hypertension control in their communities. Their approaches and lessons learned can help health care practices and health systems make changes, as well.
Congratulations to the 2013 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions:
The Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge was a competitive challenge to identify practices, clinicians, and health systems that have worked with their patients to achieve hypertension control rates at or above 70%. The Champions used a variety of hypertension control strategies to achieve the 70% control rate, including
Million Hearts® has developed several resources to promote and share the 2013 Challenge Champions' successes in hypertension control. You can be a part of the effort to highlight their work. Find resources to help promote the 2013 Challenge Champions.
Million Hearts® will continue to highlight the Champions' successes through 2014. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to share your plans for promoting the Challenge Champions or if you have questions about the Challenge.
Join one of our 2013 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions in their latest effort to improve health! The Veterans Health Administration presents a webinar on "VA MOVE!®," as part of a co-hosted training series between the VA and Million Hearts®!