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Be One in a Million Hearts™

Preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes in five years will require the work and commitment to change from all of us. There are steps that each of us can take to reach this goal as a nation. Be one in a Million Hearts™ and see how your actions can make a positive difference. A Million Hearts™ begins with you.

As a Hospital or Health Care Organization

  • RECOGNIZE and REWARD health care providers who address and control the ABCS in their patients.
  • REDUCE out-of-pocket costs for smoking cessation to help more patients quit.
  • INTEGRATE health information technology, such as electronic health records and decision support tools, to improve the delivery of care and medication adherence.
  • PROMOTE a team-based approach to care to improve coordination and quality of care for patients.
  • PROMOTE smoke-free air policies, effective tobacco package labeling, restricted tobacco advertising, and higher tobacco prices to help smokers quit and keep nonsmokers tobacco-free.
  • SUPPORT efforts to reduce sodium and eliminate trans fats in the food supply.

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