Million Hearts® 2022 is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes within 5 years. It focuses on implementing a small set of evidence-based priorities and targets that can improve cardiovascular health for all.

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Hypertension Control Change Package, Second Edition

The Hypertension Control Change Package (HCCP) was originally published in 2015 and has been used in the field to improve hypertension (HTN) control by a variety of health centers and clinics. New clinical guidelines, development of new resources, and general advances in quality improvement for HTN management prompted the need for this updated version.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Change Package

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Change Package (CRCP) presents a listing of process improvements that CR champions can implement as they seek optimal CR utilization. The purpose of the CRCP is to help quality improvement teams from hospitals and CR programs put systems and strategies in place that target improved care for more of the eligible patients. The CRCP is broken down into four main focus areas: Systems Change, Referrals, Enrollment and Participation, and Adherence.

Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Tools

Strong scientific evidence shows that self-measured blood pressure monitoring (SMBP), also known as home blood pressure monitoring, plus clinical support helps people with hypertension lower their blood pressure.

Hypertension Treatment Protocols

Use standardized treatment protocols to improve blood pressure control by clarifying titration intervals revealing new treatment options and expanding the types of staff that can assist in timely follow-up with patients.

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Featured Evidence-Based Protocols by Million Hearts

The featured protocols are examples of a wide variety of available evidence-based protocols that practices and health care systems may consider for adoption and use. Linking to non-federal sites does not constitute an endorsement by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or any of their employees of the sponsors or the information or products presented on the sites. Links to non-federal sites containing protocols serve only as a source of guidance. Health care professionals should always consider the individual clinical circumstances of each person. Links to the protocols are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice; individuals should seek advice from their health care professionals.

Undiagnosed Hypertension

Last Revised: 6/5/2020