MILLION HEARTS® 2012 : building strong partnerships for progress
Published Date:August 2013
Corporate Authors:National Institutes of Health (U.S.) ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.)
Keywords:Cardiovascular Diseases/prevention & Control
Health Services Accessibility
Myocardial Infarction/prevention & Control
Preventive Health Services/organization & Administration
Primary Prevention/organization & Administration
Quality Of Health Care
Stroke/prevention & Control
Description:Million Hearts® Year One.
In September 2011, with a renewed commitment to action on heart disease and stroke prevention, the U .S . Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and a host of public and private partners launched Million Hearts®, an ambitious initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) co-lead the initiative, which is aligned with and will help catalyze prog- ress in meeting the heart disease and stroke objectives of Healthy People 2020.
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