Off The Cuff – May 14, 2018

Off the Cuff: Domain 3/Health Systems Updates
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 110
May 14, 2018


From the CVH Leadership Team

Tara Trujillo, Chair

The Executive Committee of the Leadership Team will be meeting on May 23-24 in Washington D.C. We will meet with Dr. Janet Wright to discuss Million Hearts® 2022.  The agenda includes:

  • How states sustain and spread the work of the Million Hearts® 2022 from previous years
  • How states can share the systems and quality improvement protocols used by the Million Hearts® Champions with other healthcare partners and the broader community
  • How the Leadership Team and Million Hearts® can continue to communicate as efforts toward Million Hearts® 2022 progress

If you have additional topics, please let me know.
The Leadership Team will also meet to discuss the CVH network in general. If you have ideas, recommendations or specific areas for technical assistance, please email me by Friday, May 19. 


Webinars and Calls Worth Your Time

National Forum Celebrating World Hypertension Day
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 1-2:00 p.m. ET
From National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

This webinar is in honor of World Hypertension Day (WHD). The theme for WHD is Know Your Numbers, with a goal of increasing high blood pressure awareness in all populations around the world. Presentations include:

  • Gaps in Heart Disease Mortality,
  • A mayor’s work in Creating a Culture of Health,
  • Actions to improve blood pressure control, and 
  • National Forum member updates.

Speakers include: Stephen Sidney, on new research showing success in cardiovascular disease prevention; Hon. Ruben Pineda, Mayor, West Chicago, on creating a culture of health; Dan Lackland, President of the World Hypertension League; and Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge winners sharing the secrets of their hypertension control success. Click

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