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Four Points by Sheraton

600 Kanawha BLVD E

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Dear Colleague in Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention,

You are cordially invited to an upcoming meeting titled, “Advancing Million Hearts®: AHA and Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Partners Working Together in West Virginia” on August 23, 2017. This event is presented by the Million Hearts® Collaboration, co-chaired by the American Heart Association and the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. Funding for this event is made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Million Hearts® Collaboration.

Those invited to attend include colleagues from the American Heart Association, West Virginia Department of Health, Quality Insights, health systems, health insurers, community and professional associations and local health departments.

There is no fee to attend the event. Travel and one night of lodging will be provided to those needing assistance.

Additional details on the meeting and registration can be found below.


What: Advancing Million Hearts®: AHA and Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Partners Working Together in West Virginia
When: August 23, 2017
9:00am – 3:00pm ET
Where: Four Points by Sheraton Charleston
600 Kanawha BLVD E
Charleston, West Virginia 25301

Meeting Purpose:
Connecting staff from AHA affiliates, state health departments and other state and local heart disease and stroke prevention partners to establish and engage in meaningful relationships around Million Hearts® efforts.

Meeting Objectives:
At the end of the meeting, participants will be able to:
1) Identify Million Hearts focused activities for 2017
2) Recognize Million Hearts® evidence-based and practice-based CVD prevention strategies and approaches
3) List partner programs and resources that align with Million Hearts
4) Identify programs efforts that align and ways to work together
5) Create plan for follow-up to increase engagement
6) Recognize key contacts within heart disease and stroke prevention

Meeting Outcomes:
Attendees will have expanded their knowledge of evidence based programs, collaboration strategies, tools, resources and connections to align programs and new initiatives that support Million Hearts®.

Questions? Please contact Julie Harvill at julie.harvill@heart.org.

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