The Million Hearts® Collaboration

A national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in 5 years.

Million Hearts® 2022 is a national initiative co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in 5 years. The initiative focuses partner actions on a small set of priorities selected for their impact on heart disease, stroke, and related conditions. Learn More About Million Hearts.
About Million Hearts

Million Hearts® Monthly Messaging

A monthly messaging campaign to improve effective dissemination and promotion of key cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention messages, evidence-based practices and resources that prevent and control heart disease, stroke and related risk factors – all of which work to help build national, state and local strategies to support CVD prevention and management.

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Million Hearts® Webinars

Upcoming Webinars, Podcasts, and Past Recorded Webinars

Success Stories

Summaries of achievements, outcomes, and/or lessons learned from projects focused on heart disease and stroke prevention.

Advancing Million Hearts®

Advancing Million Hearts® is a training program with AHA Affiliate staff and cardiovascular public health coalitions, including state and local health departments, that aims to further champion the Million Hearts® initiative and establish and align priorities on heart disease and stroke prevention.

2018 Hypertension Control Challenge

Million Hearts® recognized 24 health care professionals, practices, and systems as 2017 Hypertension Control Champions.

Million Hearts® microsite

Million Hearts® microsite maintains the most up-to-date Million Hearts® tools and resources for clinicians.


2019 Hypertention Control Challenge

The 2019 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge was announced February 14, 2019. It is open to solo and group practices and health systems that achieve hypertension control rates of at least 80% for a 12-month period. Applications can be submitted between February 14 and April 1, 2019.

Million Hearts® Special Features