Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Million Hearts in Colorado: Webinar: Improving Cardiac Health and Reducing Cardiac Healthcare Disparities

Save the Date: February 26, 2015 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (MT)

In support of American Heart Month join us for an Improving Cardiac Health and Reducing Cardiac Healthcare Disparities Webinar 

Presentations by:
  • QIN-QIO National Coordinating Center (NCC)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM)
  • Million Hearts® 
  • American Heart Association (AHA) 

Topics included:
  • NCC: National Alignment to Support the QIN-QIO Efforts to Improve Cardiac Health and Reduce Cardiac Health Disparities 
  • Million Hearts: Using Clinical Innovations to Prevent One Million Heart Attacks and Strokes (Speaker: Hilary Wall, MPH)
  • AMA-JHM: Overview of the Improving Health Outcomes: Blood Pressure Program (Speakers: Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM & Omar Hasan, MBBS, MPH, MS, FACP)
  • American Heart Association: Community and Ambulatory Clinical Initiatives on Cardiac Health (Speakers: Kathleen Shoemaker, Pharm D, MBA & Juliana Crawford)

How to participate:

1. Prior to the webinar, review your BP control rate data. Come with questions on finding and addressing your opportunities for improvement. 
2. Registration for this eventcan be accessed here. 
3. Invite your team to participate with you. 
4. Click here for moreinformation on yourregion’s QIN-QIO.

High blood pressure management is a key strategy of the  Million Hearts Initiative, an effort to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.  Colorado participates in this initiative and you can too. Be one in a million - make your commitment and pledge today.

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