Success Stories

Updated:May 10,2016

Million Hearts® success stories are summaries of achievements, outcomes, and/or lessons learned from projects focused on heart disease and stroke prevention.

Personal Vignette

Gail Harris-Berry, Ambassador and You’re the Cure Advocate - American Heart Association

Heart Healthy Living
Go Red For Women, BetterU Challenge - American Heart Association, Seattle Division

Hypertension
Aggregating of Clinical Data - Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers
A First State Coalition to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke, Million Hearts® Delaware 
Check.Change.Control. - Allied Pacific of California Senior Wellness Center
Faith Based Community Health Screening - Peoria City County Health Department
Hypertension Care Pathway - Presbyterian Healthcare Services in New Mexico
Hypertension Awareness Day at the North Carolina General Assembly - American Heart Association
Making a Difference in Hypertension Control in Minnesota - ASTHO State
Tens steps for improving BP Control in New Hampshire - ASTHO State
Vermont Learning Collaborative, Vermont State Health Department - ASTHO State

Partnerships/Collaborations
A Statewide Approach, Missouri Million Hearts® Partnership
MH Rochester High Blood Pressure Collaborative - Center for Community Health and University of Rochester Medical Center
A Collaboration with the Mexican Consulate of New York City - American Heart Association, New York

Smoking Cessation
Expanding Comprehensive Coverage for Tobacco Cessation - North Carolina Division of Public Health, Tobacco Prevention and Control
Georgia Tobacco Quit Line - Georgia Department of Public Health

Sodium Reduction
Healthy Nutrition Guidelines, Sodium Reduction – Washington State Department of Health
The Healthy Chinese Take-Out Initiative - Philadelphia Department of Public Health 

Wisewoman
Heart of the Family (Corzon De La Familia) – Family Health Centers of San Diego