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Leading health organizations collaborate with industry on new initiative to combat growing diabetes and cardiovascular disease threat
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) today announced the start of a new multi-year collaborative initiative supported by founding sponsors Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly), and Novo Nordisk. The initiative’s goal is to help people with type 2 diabetes reduce their risk of disability and death due to cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.
More than $28 million awarded for new atrial fibrillation research centers to improve patient outcomes
The American Heart Association—the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke—announced today research grants totaling more than $28 million to the scientific teams that will create a new research network focused on understanding the causes of atrial fibrillation (AFib).
Unprecedented innovative hospital certifications aim to improve in-hospital cardiovascular patient care
DALLAS, June 11, 2018 – A portfolio of joint programs that support a high standard of cardiovascular care for hospitals will help ensure patients have access to the most evidence-based care available. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading...
American Heart Association and Aramark named 2018 Halo Award winners for improving diet, health of millions
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, and Aramark, the largest U.S. food service company serving two billion meals each year, are thrilled their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 collaboration is the 2018 Silver Halo Award winner in the health category.
Important expansion of in-hospital cardiovascular care program to drive improved patient outcomes across China
In-hospital, guideline-led care will now reach more hospitals, and even more people in China. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, supported by funding from AstraZeneca, is seeking to expand in-hospital cardiovascular care guideline adherence through the Improving Care for Cardiovascular Disease in China project, a collaborative effort with the Chinese Society of Cardiology.