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HHS recognizes public, private practices as Hypertension Control Champions

March 1, 2015

The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Million Hearts initiative recognizes 30 U.S. public and private health care practices and systems as Hypertension Control Champions for their success in helping patients control their BP, according to a CDC press release.

“This year we have more Champions than ever before, demonstrating that high performance is achievable and that we are on a path to better heart health across the nation,” HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell, said in the release. “More and more practices are using evidence-based strategies to help patients keep blood pressure down — a strong sign that we are making progress preventing heart attacks and strokes.”

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