What is Target BP?
Target: BP is a national collaboration between the American
Heart Association and the American Medical Association
to reduce the number of Americans who have heart attacks
and strokes by urging medical practices, health service
organizations and patients to prioritize blood pressure control.
Why do we Want FQHC’s?
As part of the NYC American Heart Associations Community
Health Improvement Plan, we have prioritized high blood
pressure rates at FQHC’s. We believe that partnering with our
community health centers will help to address the high prevalence
of cardiovascular disease amongst the patient populations,
especially in underserved areas in the Bronx and in
What will be discussed:
· Target BP Recognition Program & Resources
· Check. Change. Control. Patient Self-Monitoring Education Program and Resources
· Food and Beverage Toolkits for Health Workplace
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