Off the Cuff: Domain 3/Health Systems Updates
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Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD Issue 49 January 23, 2017
Webinars & Calls Worth Your Time
Addressing Health Disparities in Hypertension Control Fireside Chat Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 2:30-3:30 pm ET
Sponsors: NACDD CVH Team and CDC
Click here to register.
NACDD, in coordination with CDC’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and Million Hearts®, is continuing the Fireside Chats. Fireside Chats are an interactive format for public health agencies to hear from content experts on a number of issues pertaining to cardiovascular health and 1305/1422 priority areas.
The third fireside chat will be moderated by Dr. Janet Wright, Executive Director of Million Hearts® and will feature Dr. Brent Egan from the Medical University of South Carolina who serves as the Senior Medical Director of the Care Coordination Institute. Dr. Egan currently serves as president for the International Society on Hypertension in Blacks and will share his perspectives on health disparities in hypertension control and share lessons learned, especially around scaling his work with clinics over the last 15 years. The South Carolina Department of Health and the Environment will provide the state perspective on work related to disparities and hypertension and we will joined by Jacqlyn Balis Atkins, Director of the South Carolina Office of Health Equity and Tiffany Mack, Central Office Clinical Coordinator for 1422.
Fireside Chat Virtual Roundtables
Attendees of the Fireside Chat will also have an opportunity to attend one of two follow-up Virtual Roundtable to continue the discussion in a smaller, more informal way. No need to register, just join us via the links below. The audio for both: 866.707.1092, 4581813#.