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May is National High Blood Pressure Education MonthIn the U.S., nearly 68 million people have high blood pressure (hypertension). Hypertension increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death in the U.S.
National Stroke Awareness Month - May 2020Share these Stroke Patient Education Handouts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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2020 CMS Quality Conference Day 1 Recap
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma opened Day 1 of CMS Quality Conference 2020 with first look at the new CMS Quality Strategy, while Admiral Brett P. Giroir, assistant secretary for health for the Department of Health and Human Services described why "In our country, your zip code is still more important than your genetic code" – and what’s being done to change that.
2020 CMS Quality Conference Day 2 Recap
Day 2 of the CMS Quality Conference was all about the data: what health care data reveals, new and innovative ways to gather and share this data, and how to leverage data as a force for good. Plus, David Wright’s face.
2020 CMS Quality Conference Day 3 Recap
CMS Quality Conference Day 3 was about “finding the why” in health equity. From the trenches of the CMS survey process to new supports for rural health care providers, CMS leaders discussed unprecedented data freedoms for Medicare beneficiaries and emerging policies that will have a ripple effect on drug pricing in the years to come. CMS Health Equity Awards were announced.