Off the Cuff July 15, 2019

 

Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 154, July 15, 2019
Contact us at healthsystems@chronicdisease.org

 

Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time 

NACDD and CDC Fireside Chat: Hypertension in African American Men
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET
Sponsors: CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and NACDD CVH Team

Join Dr. Keith C. Ferdinand, Professor of Medicine, and Chair in Preventative Cardiology at Tulane University School of Medicine, for a discussion on the burden, prevention, and control of hypertension among African American men.

Fireside Chats provide an interactive format for state health agencies to hear from content experts on topics pertaining to cardiovascular health and the DP18-1815/DP18-1817 priority areas.  

Register here. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the call information for the webinar.

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD, and National Partners

From CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Science-in-Brief: How Much Does Medication Nonadherence Cost the Medicare Fee-for-Service Program

Science-in-Brief (SIB): Turning Science into Action synthesizes research findings from peer-reviewed journal articles into concise and user-friendly summaries. Each brief contains a short synopsis of the journal article and highlights how findings might be applied to the work in cardiovascular health promotion.

How Much Does Medication Nonadherence Cost the Medicare Fee-for-Service Program
A synopsis of “How Much Does Medication Nonadherence Cost the Medicare Fee-for-Service Program?” published in the March 2019 issue of the journal, Medical Care.

Visit Science-in-Brief publications for the full archives.    


From All In: Data for Community Health
2019 All In National Meeting, October 15 – 17, 2019 in Baltimore, MDAcross the country, communities are working to improve population health and whole-person wellness through partnerships that bring diverse sectors together to unleash the full potential of their data. The All In National Meeting is the premier in-person event that brings these data sharing pioneers together to share solutions and accelerate our progress toward improved health equity for all. For the first time, registration is open to anyone who wants to participate! The meeting will feature inspiring plenary discussions with leading experts, community breakout sessions sharing practical lessons and advice, opportunities to network with those with similar interests, and much more.