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    

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May 9, 2015 - St. Louis Heart Walk -
Take steps to live healthier; join the 2015 Metro St. Louis Heart Walk.

May 21, 2015;  9:30 am to 3:00 pm 
Primaris, 200 Keene Street, Columbia, MO 65201

Registration starting at 9:30 am  - Meeting from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Agenda is being developed and will be distributed at a later time. 
If you have questions, please contact Kris Kummerfeld at (573) 522-2879

May 29, 2015 - St. Louis Stroke Boot Camp (CME/CEU's Provided) 
Visit www.heart.org/midweststrokebootcamp
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