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Million Hearts® Resources

HSAG has compiled several crucial cardiac-related resources and tools below, including those provided by the Million Hearts® initiative. In particular, to allow easy access to the most current Million Hearts materials, HSAG has embedded its microsite, which will open into a separate window. Click on this link microsite or the image below to access it. 


Change Package―Cardiac Rehabilitation

This is a Cardiac Rehabilitation Change Package from Million Hearts®.

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Change Package―Cholesterol Toolkit from the AHA

This is a Cholesterol Toolkit from the American Heart Association.

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Change Package―Chronic Care Model

This is a Chronic Care Model Change Package from the Group Health Research Institute.

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Change Package―Hypertension Control from Million Hearts®

This is a Hypertension Control Change Package from Million Hearts®. 

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Change Package―Tobacco Cessation

This is a Tobacco Cessation Change Package from Million Hearts®

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Cholesterol Management Protocol―Kaiser Permanente

High low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). The use of evidence-based protocols is one strategy to manage and lower cholesterol levels among patients with established ASCVD and patients at risk for heart attack, stroke, or ASCVD. The Kaiser Permanente National Dyslipidemia Management Clinician Guide was developed to assist primary care physicians and other clinicians in the outpatient management of cholesterol for primary and secondary prevention of ASCVD.

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Cholesterol Management Protocol―Veterans Affairs/Dept. of Defense

This algorithm for management of dyslipidemia addresses treatment and management strategies for managing overall cardiovascular disease risk among patients with dyslipidemia. It is designed to assist primary care providers in managing lipids among patients at risk for cardiovascular disease.

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Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

This is the guideline on the management of blood cholesterol published in 2018, entitled, "Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines."

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Hypertension Treatment Protocol in Adults

This is a hypertension treatment protocol for adults from Million Hearts®.

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Recognition Program―Check.Change.Control. Cholesterol Recognition from Million Hearts®

The Check.Change.Control. Cholesterol™ Recognition Program is from Million Hearts® .

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Recognition Program―Hypertension Control Challenge from Million Hearts®

The Hypertension Control Challenge recognition program is from Million Hearts®.

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Recognition Program―Target:BP™ from the AHA/AMA

The Target:BP™ recognition program is from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA).

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Risk Assessment Application―ASCVD Risk Estimator

This Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) Risk Estimator is provided by the American College of Cardiology.

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Risk Assessment Application―Check.Change.Control. Calculator™ from the AHA

The Check.Change.Control. Calculator™ from the American Heart Assocation (AHA) informs people of their risk for heart attack and stroke.

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Risk Assessment Application―My Life Check® from the AHA

My Life Check® from the American Heart Assocaition (AHA) assesses the risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Tobacco Cessation Protocol―Million Hearts®

This is a protocol for identifying and treating patients who use tobacco published by Million Hearts®. 


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