Source: New England Journal of Medicine, 2011, 365 (13) p. e27
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Date of publication: September 2011
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: The Million Hearts Initiative has been launched by US government agencies working with a broad range of private sector partners. Their aim is to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years. They plan to do this by implementing effective and inexpensive clinical and community innovations and initiatives. Interventions will involve areas such as aspirin use, cholesterol management, improving nutrition and reducing smoking.
Length of publication: 4 pages
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