Notes from the Field: Characteristics of Million Hearts Hypertension Control Champions, 2012–2019
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.
Matthew D. Ritchey, Judy Hannan, Hilary K. Wall, Mary G. George, Laurence S. Sperling
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(7), 196-197
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cardiovascular disease · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Healthcare quality · Population health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data