Programs & Initiatives in Healthcare – Cardiovascular Health Resources

Programs & Initiatives in Health Care
Cardiovascular Health Resources

Local and State

Minnesota Resuscitation Consortium
Minnesota Stroke Association
Trailhead: Local Public Health

Major Cardiovascular Studies

Framingham Heart Study
Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study
Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)
Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Strong Heart Study
The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack (ALLHAT) Trial
Office of Minority and Multicultural Health (Minnesota Department of Health)

Minority and Multicultural Health

U.S. Department of Health & Health Services, Office of Minority Health
Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change Initiative
Health Exchange
Healthy Roads Media
Culture Care Connection
Health Information Translations


American Heart Association
National Stroke Association
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Peripheral Arterial Disease Coalition
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Healthy People 2020: Heart Disease and Stroke

Quality Improvement Initiatives: Local

Minnesota Health Care Quality Measures
Minnesota Community Measurement
Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers
Neighborhood Health Care Network
Stratis Health

Quality Improvement Initiatives: National

CDC Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry
Improving Chronic Illness Care
Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
CDC Educational Materials for Professionals – Guidelines and Recommendations
American Heart Association Statements & Guidelines
American Academy of Neurology Practice Guidelines & Tools
Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) Guidelines