Recognition Programs

Health systems and practices working to improve cardiovascular care may qualify to be recognized for their efforts. Two organizations that offer recognition for this work are Million Hearts and the American Heart Association. Washington state health systems have been recognized by both organizations. Review the available programs listed below to identify if one or more aligns best with your organization is goals and priorities.  Feel free to contact us to get connected to these programs.


Million Hearts E-Hypertension Control Challenge
The Million Hearts E-Hypertension Control Challenge is a competition to identify clinicians, practices, and health systems that have demonstrated exceptional achievements in working with their patients to control hypertension.
https://millionhearts.hhs.gov/partners-progress/champions/challenge.html  

 

The Million Hearts/E-Hospitals & Health Systems Recognition Program
The Million Hearts/E-Hospitals & Health Systems Recognition Program acknowledges institutions working to systematically improve the cardiovascular health of the population and communities they serve.
https://millionhearts.hhs.gov/partners-progress/hospitals-health-systems/index.html

 

Target: BP Recognition Program from the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association 
The Target: BP Recognition Program celebrates physician practices and health systems, who treat patients with hypertension, for achieving blood pressure control rates at or above 70 percent within the populations they serve.
https://targetbp.org/recognition-program/ 

 

Check. Change. Control. Cholesterol from the American Heart Association
This initiative offers organizations recognition for their commitment in improving the health of their patients through high quality Cholesterol and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) Risk Factor Management with the ultimate goal of reducing death and disability in the number of Americans who have heart attacks and strokes. 
https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/cholesterol-tools-and-resources/cholesterol-recognition