Partnering with Purpose for Progress: Million Hearts 

Million Hearts® Recognizes Denver Health for Innovation and Commitment to Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes

In partnership with Million Hearts®—a national initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in 5 years, NACDD is proud to recognize Denver Health, located in Denver, Colorado, for excellence in preventing heart attacks and strokes. Denver Health provides nutritious food options to all patients, visitors, and staff and their employee wellness policies and programming enable staff to prioritize their physical activity. Learn more about the Million Hearts® Hospitals & Health Systems Recognition Program and the other hospitals and health systems that have received this prestigious recognition.

NACDD Funds Six Organizations $50,000 to Improve Cardiovascular Health and Advance Health Equity in Support of Million Hearts® 2027

In late 2022, NACDD reviewed more than 100 applications from organizations who submitted proposals in response to the Million Hearts® Health Equity Implementation RFP. Six organizations were selected to implement evidence-based strategies to improve cardiovascular health and advance health equity from January through July, 2023.

Each organization received up to $50,000 and implemented Million Hearts® strategies among priority populations to advance health equity. Each grantee focused on a Million Hearts® priority population and implemented appropriate strategies outlined in Million Hearts® 2027 Focusing on Health Equity to address their needs. Learn more about each organization’s strategies.

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