The next Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge is accepting nominations from April 7, 2017, through June 2, 2017.
Many practices and systems work with their patients to achieve blood pressure control. Clinicians, practices, and health systems that provide continuing care and have achieved hypertension control rates greater than 70% are eligible to enter the 2017 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge. The submission deadline is June 2, 2017.
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Has your practice or health system successfully worked with patients to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health? If so, you might be a 2017 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champion! If you have achieved a hypertension control rate of 70 percent or above for your patient population with hypertension, please share your success story and enter the Hypertension Control Challenge by June 2, 2017.
Get more information at http://bit.ly/HTNCC. Together, we can improve blood pressure control nationwide and ultimately save lives by preventing heart attacks and strokes.
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More than 13 million adults are served by the 59 Hypertension Control Champions that Million Hearts® has recognized since 2012. These health care providers, practices, and systems used innovations in health information technology and electronic health records, patient communication, and health care team approaches to achieve blood pressure control for their patients. Together, these Champions represent a range of small and large, urban and rural, and private, federal, and tribal health practices and systems.See all the past Champions >