Podcasts on Policy, Program and System Strategies to Control Hypertension

National Forum

June 28, 2016

National Forum and ASTHO Million Hearts
Learning Collaborative Project
LEARNING SESSION SERIES 
on Policy, Program and System Strategies
to Control Hypertension

The National Forum and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) have hosted five podcasts highlight the various ways practitioners promote detection, treatment and control of hypertension. Referred to as our learning session series, these short conversations provide listeners with guidance on how to implement and/or move forward policies, practices and system strategies that improve control of high blood pressure in patients. Series topics are:

  • Learning Session 1 – Working with Pharmacists to Increase Medication Therapy Management
  • Learning Session 2 – Linking Patient Data from the Community to Clinical Practice
  • Learning Session 3 – Using Electronic Health Records Data to Build Registries for Quality Improvement
  • Learning Session 4 – 2014 Million Hearts Challenge Champion in Hypertension Control – Essentia Health
  • Learning Session 5 – 2014 Million Hearts Challenge Champion in Hypertension Control – P.S. Rudie Clinic
  • Learning Session 6 – Working with Pharmacists for High Blood Pressure Medication Therapy Management
  • Learning Session 7 – Health Equity and Increasing Medication Adherence for Hypertension Control
  • Learning Session 8 – Working with Faith-based Entities to Increase Hypertension Awareness and Control
  • Learning Session 9 – Nurse Engagement in Hypertension Control via Clinical Systems Changes
  • Learning Session 10 – Navigating Outreach Collaborations to Support Community/Clinical Linkages

*Each “Learning Session” runs about 20 minutes.

Background
The National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention (National Forum) collaborates with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) to 1) support state chronic disease programs development through the ASTHO Million Hearts Learning Collaborative and 2) administer policy and system changes that improve the ability of public health professionals and clinical practitioners to address hypertension in their population.