Webinars, Fireside Chats, and Virtual Roundtables

Speaker presentations on a specific topic with a Q & A period at the end.

Live, interactive, shorter presentations on the experiences of content experts and state participants, recorded for future viewing.

CVH Virtual Roundtables

Multiple peer-to-peer learning opportunities following webinars and fireside chats. These informal sessions are not recorded. 


Advancing Pharmacy-Related Interventions to Control Hypertension and Manage Cholesterol

The NACDD CVH Team and CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention hosted a panel of state participants from the Advancing Pharmacy-Related Interventions to Control Hypertension and Manage Cholesterol Learning Collaborative.

Representatives from Colorado, Georgia, Missouri, Texas, and Virginia shared innovative team-based approaches to chronic disease prevention and management through collaborations including schools of pharmacy, state pharmacy associations, community pharmacists, and a state quality improvement organization.

Panelists shared their experiences related to the impact of COVID-19 on the initiative, successful strategies, resources, and opportunities for future collaboration.

Webinar Recording

Learning Collaborative

NACDD Promotes Million Hearts® Hospitals and Health Systems Recognition Program

February 10, 2021

NACDD’s CVH team hosted a national webinar to promote the Million Hearts® Hospitals and Health Systems Recognition Program. 

The Million Hearts® Hospitals and Health Systems Recognition Program is an avenue for promoting evidence-based strategies and recognizing the work of clinical partners in states and localities. 

Event Recording (passcode: 76%2=6dY)

For more information, visit HERE.

Adapting to the “New Normal”: Expanding Telehealth Services Through Public Health Collaboration with USC Virtual Pharmacist

June 23, 2020

This webinar highlighted the partnership between Los Angeles County and USC School of Pharmacy’s Virtual Pharmacist Care program, featuring Dr. Tony Kuo from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and Dr. Steve Chen from the University of Southern California School (USC) of Pharmacy.

The USC School of Pharmacy works with stakeholders to develop value-based pharmacy strategies aligned with their population health priorities.  Stakeholders include outpatient health care providers, payers, community pharmacies, and other groups and coalitions supporting value-based care. Clinical pharmacists deliver Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) remotely using a combination of video and/or telephonic visits.

By increasing access to care, USC’s virtual pharmacist program allows patients to improve their health when it’s most convenient for them.

Webinar Recording

Health Systems Scorecard (HSSC)

July 17, 2017

The Health Systems Scorecard (HSSC) is a quality improvement tool to assess evidence-based chronic disease care management policies and practices. Health systems can use the HSSC to assess policies and protocols used to treat patients with certain chronic conditions. 

CDC Health Systems Scorecard Tool

Fireside Chats

508 Compliant Versions of Fireside Chats can be found HERE. 

NACDD and CDC: Under Pressure: Black Men and the Battle of Hypertension

July 25, 2019

Fireside Chat Recording (requires registration)

Speaker Bios 

Chat Summary

NACDD and CDC:  Cholesterol and Cholesterol Management

February 28, 2019

Note: This discussion was Part 1 of a two-part series that was continued during the recipient meeting in March 2019. The Part 2 session offered states the chance to discuss strategies and measures in more detail. 


Fireside Chat Summary 

Public Health Informatics Institute – Leveraging Clinical Data for Public Health Hypertension Surveillance

July 10, 2018


NACDD and CDC: Y-USA Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program 

June 20, 2018

The Y-USA Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program was designed this program to help adults with hypertension lower and manage their blood pressure. 

Click here for more information on the Y-USA program.

Community e-Connect: How to Achieve Successful Bi-Directional Referrals for Diabetes, Hypertension, and High Cholesterol

April 25, 2018

Community e-Connect is a bi-directional linkage between clinical electronic health records (EHRs) and community-based organizations (CBOs).  Using this system, health sites in Massachusetts were able to show a sustained decrease in systolic blood pressure of 3.0 mm Hg for patients who received services in community settings compared to a matched sample of patients whose blood pressure was “out of control.”  

Questions: Susan Svencer @

2017 Guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Fireside Chat Recording

American Heart Association Guidelines

Addressing Health Systems Change in Hypertension Control

June 29, 2017

Audio Recording

Presenter Slides

QI Assessment Model Report

DRVS 1422 Measures

Addressing Health Disparities in Hypertension Control

February 7, 2017

Description and Speaker Bios

Video Recording

Cultural Competency Presentation

Issue Brief

Team-Based Approaches to Control Hypertension

June 28, 2016

Description and Speaker Bios

Video Recording

Issue Brief

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