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Be One in a Million Hearts®


Preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 requires work and a commitment to change from all of us. There are steps each of us—and our organizations—can take to reach this shared goal. Find out how you can be one in a Million Hearts® and make a positive difference in your family, community, and nation.

As a Pharmacy or Pharmacist


  • Provide medication therapy management (MTM) that supports the ABCS.
  • Track prescription refills and alert prescribers when necessary.
  • As state laws permit, implement collaborative drug therapy management agreements with clinicians.
  • Encourage policies that expand the use of generic medications when clinically appropriate.
  • Encourage staff to distribute sodium information when dispensing a patient's blood pressure medication.
  • Provide blood pressure screening with clinician referrals for follow-up.
  • Only sell validated home blood pressure monitors.
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