RESOURCES FOR providers
Million Hearts Initiative
Million Hearts® is a national initiative with an ambitious goal to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
Since launching in 2012, Million Hearts® has made progress toward reducing illness and death from heart attack and stroke.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services co-lead the initiative on behalf of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Resources to help educate, motivate,
and monitor your patients.
ELECTONIC HEALTH RECORDS
Effectively utilizing EHRs through data collection and reporting, as well as increased sharing of data between providers and across systems, can be an important tool in the treatment and prevention of Diabetes & Hypertension.
Addressing patient needs collaboratively with multi-disciplinary clinical and non-clinical patient supports, through utilization of a TBC approach, can allow for effective and comprehensive care.
COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS
Increased utilization of CHWs in TBC models and in prevention & self-management education can be an effective way to help patients and physicians acheive better health outcomes.
LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION PROGRAMS
The National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) & Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program are effective lifestyle interventions in the prevention and management of Diabetes & Hypertension.