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MILLION HEARTS. Be One in a Million Hearts.

Article / Review by on September 15, 2011 – 7:10 pmNo Comments

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  1. WHAT IS MILLION HEARTS? About the Campaign.
  2. MILLION HEARTS. About Heart Disease & Stroke.
  3. MILLION HEARTS. Be One in a Million Hearts.

MILLION HEARTS. Be One in a Million Hearts.
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Million Hearts Logo | MedicinEzine.com INDIVIDUALS

PREVENT heart disease and stroke in your family by UNDERSTANDING the risks.

GET UP and GET ACTIVE by exercising for 30 minutes on most days of the week.

KNOW your ABCS:

  • Appropriate Aspirin Therapy
  • Blood Pressure Control
  • Cholesterol Control
  • Smoking Cessation

STAY STRONG by eating a heart-healthy diet that is high in fresh fruits and vegetables and low in sodium, saturated and trans fats, and cholesterol.

TAKE CONTROL of your heart health by following your doctor’s instructions for medications and treatment.

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Million Hearts Logo | MedicinEzine.com HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

TREAT high blood pressure and cholesterol in your patients.

EDUCATE your patients about the most effective ways to control their risk factors for heart disease and stroke.

PROMOTE heart-healthy habits to your patients, such as regular exercise and a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables.

ASK your patients about their smoking status and provide cessation advice and medication when appropriate.

HELP your patients follow treatment instructions and IMPROVE medication adherence.

USE health information technology, such as electronic health records and decision support tools, to improve the delivery of care and control of the ABCS.

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Million Hearts Logo | MedicinEzine.com HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS

RECOGNIZE and REWARD health care providers who address and control the ABCS in their patients.

REDUCE out-of-pocket costs for smoking cessation to help more patients quit.

INTEGRATE health information technology, such as electronic health records and decision support tools, to improve the delivery of care and medication adherence.

PROMOTE a team-based approach to care to improve coordination and quality of care for patients.

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Million Hearts Logo | MedicinEzine.comPHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS

EDUCATE your customers about the most effective ways to control their risk factors for heart disease and stroke.

PROMOTE heart-healthy habits to your customers, such as regular exercise and a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables.

HELP your customers follow treatment instructions and IMPROVE medication adherence.

PROVIDE access to a free blood pressure measurement device and encourage its use with customers.

IMPLEMENT processes, systems, and structures that improve surveillance and monitoring of customer medications.

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Million Hearts Logo | MedicinEzine.com CONSUMER, COMMUNITY, AND PATIENT ORGANIZATIONS

EMPOWER your community by supporting activities that help people access high-quality health care, manage their conditions effectively, get active, eat healthy, and stay smoke-free.

INCREASE awareness of heart disease and stroke and their risk factors to empower people to take control of their heart health.

PROMOTE smoke-free air policies, effective tobacco package labeling, restricted tobacco advertising, and higher tobacco prices to help smokers quit and keep nonsmokers tobacco-free.

SUPPORT efforts to reduce sodium and eliminate trans fats in the food supply.

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Million Hearts Logo | MedicinEzine.com EMPLOYERS AND PRIVATE-SECTOR ORGANIZATIONS

EMPOWER your community by supporting activities that help people access high-quality health care, manage their conditions effectively, get active, eat healthy, and stay smoke-free.

INCREASE awareness of heart disease and stroke and their risk factors to empower your employees to take control of their heart health.

IMPLEMENT smoke-free air policies at worksites to help smokers quit and keep nonsmokers tobacco-free.

SUPPORT efforts to reduce sodium and eliminate trans fats in the food supply, including food served or available at worksites.

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The goal: Prevent 1 million heart attacks & strokes in the next five years


Million Hearts is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in 5 years.

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