Have you heard? Since its launch, Million Hearts® has recognized 83 Hypertension Control Champions for their success in attaining a blood pressure control rate of at least 70% among their patients with high blood pressure.
Now, it’s your turn to shine!
The 2018 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge is open to health professionals, practices and systems that show excellence in achieving hypertension control rates of 80% or greater over a 12-month period.
Do you think you have what it takes to be a Champion? If so, apply now! The Challenge is open through April 6, 2018.
3 great reasons to submit your application:
1) Help the Campaign spread the word about your success.
The Hypertension Control Challenge provides an opportunity to spread the word about your important achievements in blood pressure control. Whether you control blood pressure through smart use of health information technology, innovative communication techniques or team-based approaches to patient care, others can learn from you.
2) You can inspire others to save lives.
Peer-to-peer information sharing among Hypertension Control Champions and other high-performing health professionals can help inspire and fuel innovation. Together, achieving a nationwide blood pressure control rate of 80% or better is possible, preventing tens of thousands of cardiac events and saving billions of dollars in medical costs each year.
3) It’s easy to apply.
You are busy helping your team and patients improve blood pressure control. That’s why the application form was created to be clear and straightforward. Still undecided? Take a moment to discuss the Hypertension Control Challenge with your team, visit The Million Hearts website for more information, and start your application.