Multiple Chronic Conditions Blog

Agencies unveil Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

The Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge was unveiled by HHS and the CDC on Wednesday to identify providers that are leveraging health IT to boost the heart health and blood pressure control.

Federal program tests models for improving patient care

The Affordable Care Act created the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to launch experiments in every state studying whether novel health care reimbursement models and networks can save money and improve public health.

USPSTF Releases 2014 Guide to Clinical Preventive Services

USPSTF Releases 2014 Guide to Clinical Preventive Services

CDC ranks states for elderly health-related quality of life

Health-related quality of life scores for adults ages 65 and older were highest in Delaware, New Hampshire, Nevada, Arizona and Vermont, the CDC reported.

An Aspirin a Day? Only If You Have Had a Heart Attack

If you never have had any cardiovascular problems, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says you should not take aspirin to avoid a heart attack or stroke.