- Three Ways the Affordable Care Act Makes a Difference as it Turns 3
Million Hearts® was mentioned in CDC's Safe Healthcare blog entry by guest author Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Frieden highlighted the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and how prevention plays a key role.
- U.S. Surgeon General Promotes Heart Health on Tom Joyner Morning Show
On March 13, 2013, U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA, promoted heart health—and mentioned Million Hearts®—on the Tom Joyner Morning Show's "Wellness Wednesday" segment. Dr. Benjamin urged the public to join efforts to help African Americans make heart health a priority by controlling their blood pressure and lowering sodium in their diet.
Listen to the interview: http://listen.reachmediainc.com/files/031313SURGEON_GENERAL.mp3
- Million Hearts® Recognizes 2012 Hypertension Control Champions
Kaiser Permanente Colorado and the Ellsworth Medical Clinic (Wisconsin) have each achieved blood pressure control rates greater than 80 percent among their patients with high blood pressure.
- Saving a Million Hearts—March 2012
The New York State Department of Health developed a blog to promote the ABCS and the Million Hearts® initiative.
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