About the Hypertension Control Champions

Congratulations, 2015 Champions!

Million Hearts® has recognized 18 health care professionals, practices, and systems as 2015 Hypertension Control Champions. In their work, these Champions were able to achieve blood pressure control for at least 70% of their adult patients with hypertension. Together, the 2015 Champions cared for nearly 1.5 million adults and represented a range of small and large health practices and systems.

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Sample Tweets

  • These Champions made #BloodPressure control their goal! Full list of @MillionHeartsUS 2015 #HTNControlChampions. http://1.usa.gov/1XGw6x5
  • Congratulations to the @MillionHeartsUS 2015 #HTNControlChampions! See the full list of Champions. http://1.usa.gov/1XGw6x5
  • .@MillionHeartsUS & @CDCgov recognize 18 #HTNControlChampions for 2015! See the full list. http://1.usa.gov/1XGw6x5
  • The 2015 #HTNControlChampions have helped ≥70% of #patients keep their #BloodPressure under control. http://1.usa.gov/1XGw6x5

Sample Facebook Posts

  • Million Hearts [tag] and CDC [tag] recognize the 2015 #HypertensionControlChampions! These 18 Champions have helped 70% or more of their patients keep their blood pressure under control. See the full list of 2015 Champions. http://1.usa.gov/1XGw6x5
  • Congratulations to the Million Hearts [tag] 2015 #HypertensionControlChampions! Learn more about these 18 practices and health systems and how they have helped their patients with blood pressure control. http://1.usa.gov/1XGw6x5
  • These 18 health care practices and systems have been recognized as 2015 Million Hearts [tag] #HypertensionControlChampions! See how these Champions have helped at least 70% of their patients control their blood pressure. http://1.usa.gov/1XGw6x5

Sample Newsletter Announcement

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This year, Million Hearts® and CDC recognize 18 health care professionals, practices, and systems as 2015 Hypertension Control Champions for their success in achieving blood pressure control rates for at least 70% of their adult patients with hypertension. Together, these Champions cared for nearly 1.5 million adults and represented a range of small and large health practices and systems. For a full list of the 2015 Hypertension Control Champions, visit the Million Hearts® website at https://millionhearts.hhs.gov/partners-progress/champions/list.html

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2012–2015 Hypertension Control Champions

2015

  • AHRC Health Care Inc. (dba Access Community Health Center), New York, New York*
  • Albany Area Primary Health Care, Inc., Albany, Georgia*
  • Altru Health System, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Atrius Health, Newton, Massachusetts
  • Baltimore Medical System at Middlesex, Baltimore, Maryland*
  • Hamakua-Kohala Health, Honokaa, Hawaii*
  • International Community Health Services, Seattle, Washington*
  • Jason Infeld, MD, FACC, Stern Cardiovascular Foundation, Germantown, Tennessee
  • Kaiser Permanente Georgia and the Southeast Permanente Medical Group, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Texas
  • Mercy Clinic East Communities, St. Louis, Missouri
  • OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond, Portland, Oregon*
  • Petaluma Health Center, Petaluma, California*
  • Reliant Medical Group, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Thundermist Health Center, Woonsocket, Rhode Island*
  • Unity Family Medicine at St. Bernard’s, Rochester, New York*
  • WESTMED Medical Group, Purchase, New York
  • Zufall Health Center, Dover, New Jersey*

* Denotes Champions who are Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).

2014

  • Arsalan Shirwany, MD, FACC, Stern Cardiovascular Foundation, Germantown, Tennessee
  • The Baton Rouge Clinic, AMC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Brett Gray, MD, Cherokee Nation Health Services, Salina, Oklahoma
  • Colorado Springs Health Partners, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Daniel Otten, MD, FACC, Stern Cardiovascular Foundation, Germantown, Tennessee
  • Denver Health Community Health Services, Denver, Colorado*
  • East Jordan Family Health Center, East Jordan, Michigan*
  • Esse Health, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Essentia Health, Duluth, Minnesota
  • Family Health Centers of San Diego, San Diego, California*
  • Green Spring Internal Medicine, LLC, Lutherville, Maryland
  • Holger Salazar, MD, FACC, Stern Cardiovascular Foundation, Germantown, Tennessee
  • Jennifer Morrow, MD, FACC, Stern Cardiovascular Foundation, Germantown, Tennessee
  • Kaiser Permanente, Southern California, California
  • Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Cypress, Houston, Texas
  • Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Pasadena, Pasadena, Texas
  • Lexington Family Practice, Lexington, South Carolina
  • Mark Backus, MD, FACP, Bend, Oregon
  • Methodist Primary Care Group, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Michael Rakotz, MD, FAAFP, Northwestern Medical Group, Chicago, Illinois
  • P.S. Rudie Medical Clinic, Duluth, Minnesota*
  • Peninsula Community Health Services, Bremerton, Washington*
  • Premier Medical Associates, Monroeville, Pennsylvania
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • PriMed Physicians, Dayton, Ohio
  • Reginald Parker, MD, Northlake Family Medical Practice, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Roane County Family Health Care, Spencer, West Virginia*
  • Southwest Montana Community Health Center, Butte, Montana*
  • Upper Valley Family Care, Troy and Piqua, Ohio
  • WinMed Health Services, Cincinnati, Ohio*

* Denotes Champions who are Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).

2013

  • Broadway Internal Medicine PC, Queens, New York
  • Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene, Keene, New Hampshire
  • Jen Brull, MD, Plainville, Kansas
  • Nilesh V. Patel, MD, FRCS(Eng), Audubon, Pennsylvania
  • Pawhuska Indian Health Center (US Indian Health Service), Pawhuska, Oklahoma
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California
  • River Falls Medical Clinic, River Falls, Wisconsin
  • ThedaCare, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Veterans Health Administration (US Department of Veterans Affairs)

2012

Ellsworth Medical Clinic, Wisconsin

&amp;lt;a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/gNS7NOgaSjY?version=3&amp;amp;amp;hl=en_US"&amp;gt;Ellsworth Medical Clinic -- 2012 Million Hearts<sup>®</sup> Hypertension Control Champion&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt;

Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Colorado

&amp;lt;a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/ZHTugRKUrEQ?version=3&amp;amp;amp;hl=en_US"&amp;gt;Kaiser Permanente Colorado -- Denver&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt;

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