Missouri Hypertension Control Summit

Summit Details:

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center | 975 North Warson Road, St. Louis, MO 63132

The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Medical Association (AMA) invite you to the Missouri Hypertension Control Summit. This one-day event will bring together hypertension control leaders from across Missouri and beyond to share expertise, strategies, and successes towards improving hypertension control in our region.

Join us in creating a movement of improved hypertension control through the AHA/AMA’s Target: BP™ initiative.

Target: BP is a nationwide initiative developed by the AMA/AHA recognizing commitment and excellence in patient hypertension control save efforts. It provides evidence-based tools and resources to support health care providers in optimizing hypertension treatment and patient engagement in better health behaviors.

AGENDA: View Program (PDF)

American Heart Association Welcome 
Denise Hooks-Anderson, MD
Board President, American Heart Association Metro St. Louis

Overview of Target: BP & the M.A.P. Approach (PDF)
Michael Rakotz, MD, FAHA, FAAFP
Vice President, Improving Health Outcomes, American Medical Association

Local Innovations to Hypertension Control: A Pathway to Success (PDF)
Carolyn Koenig, MD
Chair of Quality, Safety and Value, Medical Director of Care Management, Mercy Clinic East Community

Accelerating Community Level Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (PDF)
John M. Clymer
Executive Director, National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Lunch with Special Presentation: 
BP Control Takes More Than the Right RX: The Role of Social Factors on One’s Health (PDF)

Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Chief Medical Officer for Prevention & Chief, Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation, American Heart Association
  
Guideline-Based Strategies for Improving Control of High Blood Pressure: The 2019 ACC/AHA Performance & Quality Measures for Adults with High Blood Pressure (PDF)
Gregory Wozniak, PhD
American Medical Association
 
Policy Changes to Incentivize Better Hypertension Control (PDF)
Michael Rakotz, MD, FAHA, FAAFP
Vice President, Improving Health Outcomes, American Medical Association

Virtual Tour: Target: BP Resources (PDF)
Alison Smith, MPH, BA, BSN, RN
American Heart Association, American Medical Association

Call to Action: Creating a Movement for Hypertension Control

Poster Session:

Summit participants and speakers are invited to showcase their hypertension control strategies, successes, and research as a part of the Missouri Hypertension Control Summit. The Summit poster session provides an opportunity to share current and recent hypertension control efforts across the state, along with the strategy success and lessons learned.

Poster topics should be related to:

  • Improvements in clinical blood pressure measurement procedures and tracking.
  • Improvements in clinical follow up and tracking of hypertensive patients.
  • Improvements in engaging patients in blood pressure self-monitoring efforts.
  • Strategies for promoting improved hypertension control with team-based care.

Download Poster Session Details (PDF)

Submit Your Poster Online

Contact Us:

Rachelle Bartnick
314.692.5674

Liz Montgomery
314.692.5673

Traveling to the Missouri Hypertension Control Summit:

The event will be held at The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, located at 975 North Warson Road, St. Louis, MO 63132 at the northwest corner of Olive and Warson. As you enter the campus off Warson Road, the Danforth Center is the large building that faces Olive and is on the left.

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Visiting from out of town? Here is a list of hotels near the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Courtyard by Marriott St. Louis Creve Coeur
828 N. New Ballas Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63146 (3.2 miles from event)

Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Creve Coeur
11980 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141 (3.2 miles from event)

Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
1335 S. Lindbergh Blvd., Saint Louis, MO 63141 (3.7 miles from event)

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham St. Louis Westport
11805 Lackland Rd, St. Louis MO 63146 (3.9 miles from event)

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - St. Louis Westport
11918 Westline Industrial Dr., St. Louis, MO 63146 (4.2 miles from event)

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis - Westport
1973 Craigshire Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146 (4.3 miles from event)