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The Initiative

2014 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge Champions

The Million Hearts® initiative has recognized 30 public and private health care practices and systems as 2014 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions.

These health care providers, practices, and systems achieved blood pressure control for at least 70% of their patients through innovations in health information technology and electronic health records, patient communication, and health care team approaches.

Together, this year’s Champions cared for more than 3.5 million adults and represented a range of small and large, urban and rural, and private and federal health practices and systems across 19 states.

By clicking below, you can learn more about current and past winners, the Challenge, and access hypertension control resources.

2014 Hypertension Control Champions Success Stories


CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden Congratulates the 2014 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge Champions

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/XaCiH91MGuI?version=3&amp;hl=en_US">Dr. Frieden Congratulates the 2014 Million Hearts&reg; Hypertension Control Champions</a>

2014 Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions! Read this HHS press release for more about the 2014 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions.

* Denotes Champions who are Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).  For more information on FQHCs, please visit http://www.hrsa.gov/healthit/toolbox/RuralHealthITtoolbox/Introduction/qualified.html.


2013 Winners


About the Challenge

The Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge is 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 the following:


Spread the Word

Share and retweet 2014 Challenge Champions content from the Million Hearts® Facebook page and Twitter profile and use these Facebook and Twitter messages to promote the Challenge Champions on your channels:

Twitter Messages


Facebook Messages


Social Media Graphics


2014 HTN Champions Facebook badge
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Badges

Below is a badge you can embed on your websites, social networks, profiles and blogs. Copy and paste the following html code into your site, in the location you would like the badge to appear.

This badge provides a graphic with a link to http://millionhearts.hhs.gov/aboutmh/htn_champions.html.

Million Hearts 2014 Hypertension Control Challenge winners announced! Go to http://millionhearts.hhs.gov/aboutmh/htn_champions.html to see the winners and learn more.    


Million Hearts® will continue to highlight the Champions’ successes through 2015. Please contact millionhearts@cdc.gov if you would like to share your plans for promoting the Challenge Champions or if you have questions about the Challenge.


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