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CDC Grand Rounds: A Public Health Approach to Detect and Control Hypertension.
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This data indicates that among the nearly 35 million U.S. residents with uncontrolled hypertension, approximately 47% are aware of their hypertension and being treated for it, but treatment (by medication and/or lifestyle modification) is not adequately controlling their blood pressure. Expand
Increasing Cardiac Rehabilitation Participation From 20% to 70%: A Road Map From the Million Hearts Cardiac Rehabilitation Collaborative
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It is calculated that increasing CR participation from 20% to 70% would save 25,000 lives and prevent 180,000 hospitalizations annually in the United States. Expand
Characteristics of medical professional liability claims in patients with cardiovascular diseases.
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Aortic aneurysms and dissections, although relatively infrequent as clinical events, represent a substantial MPL risk because of the high percentage of paid claims and the very high average indemnity payment of $417,298. Expand
Patients with undiagnosed hypertension: hiding in plain sight.
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Millions of people with uncontrolled high blood pressure are being seen by health care professionals each year but remain undiagnosed and “hiding in plain sight” within clinical settings, according to data from analysis of NHANES. Expand
Cardio-Oncology Rehabilitation to Manage Cardiovascular Outcomes in Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
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The concept of cardio-oncology rehabilitation is introduced, which includes identification of patients with cancer at high risk for cardiac dysfunction and a description of the cardiac rehabilitation infrastructure needed to address the unique exposures and complications related to cancer care. Expand
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Estimating Longitudinal Risks and Benefits From Cardiovascular Preventive Therapies Among Medicare Patients: The Million Hearts Longitudinal ASCVD Risk Assessment Tool: A Special Report From the
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The Million Hearts Tool reinforces and builds on the "2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk" by allowing clinicians to estimate baseline and updated 10-year ASCVD risk estimates for primary prevention patients adhering to the appropriate ABCS over time, alone or in combination. Expand
Million Hearts 2022: Small Steps Are Needed for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.
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This Viewpoint reflects 2 recent CDC reports that together highlight the challenges and opportunities to improve the nation’s cardiovascular health and describes the national and statelevel burden of CVD events most likely to be prevented. Expand
Vital Signs: State-Level Variation in Nonfatal and Fatal Cardiovascular Events Targeted for Prevention by Million Hearts 2022
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The burden, in 2016, of nonfatal and fatal cardiovascular events targeted for prevention by Million Hearts 2022, a national initiative working to prevent one million cardiovascular events during 2017–2021, is described. Expand
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