What is a Provider Champion

Updated:Aug 15,2014


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What is a Million Hearts Provider Champion?

By joining the Million Hearts initiative in Missouri as a physician champion, medical professionals agree to serve as an expert resource and suggest activities and educational opportunities for the Million Hearts initiative in Missouri.

This role includes:

  • Promote among their peers the use of aspirin therapy, blood pressure control, cholesterol management and smoking cessation (also known as the ABCS) for the prevention of heart attack and stroke.
     
  • Serve on the Missouri Million Hearts Advisory Council and provide input on building infrastructure to prevent heart attack and stroke.
     
  • Other medical professionals interested in joining the Million Hearts initiative in Missouri as a physician champion are encouraged to contact Robin Hamann with the American Heart Association at 314-296-3710.
     
  • Physician Champion Role    
     
  • Pharmacist Champion Role    

MORE ABOUT THE PROVIDER CHAMPION

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Missouri Million Hearts Calendar

February is American Heart Month!

Feb. 4, 9:45 am
Heart Day at the Capitol
Capitol Rotunda

Feb. 6
Go Red For Women Luncheon
Ritz Carlton, St. Louis

Feb. 6
National Wear Red Day


Feb. 28
St. Louis Heart Ball
Chase Park Plaza

Thursday, March 5
Missouri Kidney Day
Contact Leanne Peace for more information.

March 16 - March 22
World Salt Awareness Week


May is American Stroke Month & High Blood Pressure Month

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