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Notes from the Field: Characteristics of Million Hearts Hypertension Control Champions, 2012–2019

Description
Reports on characteristics of the Million Hearts Hypertension Control Champions in 2019. Champions were clinicians, practices, health centers, and health systems that achieved ≥80% blood pressure control rates among their patients with hypertension. Also includes information on the Hypertension Control Champions from 2012-2018. Provides counts for programs serving urban, rural, and both urban and rural locations.
Author(s)
Matthew D. Ritchey, Judy Hannan, Hilary K. Wall, Mary G. George, Laurence S. Sperling
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(7), 196-197
Date
02/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Healthcare quality · Population health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data