Twelve States Receive Regional Cooperatives to Help Primary Care Professionals Advance Heart Health
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced awards of $112 million to regional cooperatives to work with 5,000 primary care professionals in 12 states to improve the heart health of nearly 8 million patients.
EvidenceNOW will help primary care practices in both urban and rural communities use the latest evidence to encourage Better Care, Smarter Spending, and Healthier People. The awards announced on May 26, 2015, are aligned with the Department's Million Hearts ® national initiative to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
For additional information and the complete list of cooperatives, principle investigators and the regions they serve can be found here.
Source: Department of Health and Human Services