Hypertension Control Challenge

The next Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge is accepting nominations from April 7, 2017, through June 2, 2017.

Call for Nominations: 2017 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge!

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.



Spread the Word

You can be a part of this effort. Use the resources below to promote and share the 2017 Hypertension Control Challenge across your networks.

Sample Tweets

  • Has your team helped patients achieve #HTN control? If so, you may be eligible for the 2017 HTNControlChallenge! http://bit.ly/2ouFGeN
  • The @MillionHeartsUS 2017 #HTNControlChallenge is open! Are you eligible for recognition? Find out! http://bit.ly/2ouFGeN
  • Tell @MillionHeartsUS how you’re helping patients achieve #BloodPressure control. Join the 2017 #HTNControlChallenge http://bit.ly/2ouFGeN

Sample Facebook Posts

  • Has your practice or health system successfully worked with patients to control high blood pressure? If so, you might be a Hypertension Control Champion! Submit your applications for the Million Hearts [tag] 2017 Hypertension Control Challenge by June 2. http://bit.ly/2ouFGeN
  • The 2017 Hypertension Control Challenge is open! Million Hearts [tag] wants to know if you have helped your patients control their high blood pressure. Share your story by June 2. http://bit.ly/2ouFGeN
  • Share your hypertension control story by June 2 for a chance to be named an official Million Hearts [tag] Hypertension Control Champion. Here’s how. http://bit.ly/2ouFGeN

Sample Web or Newsletter Content

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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Get to Know Past Champions

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.

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