Navigation Links
National Minority Quality Forum Provides Tracking Tool to Address Cardiovascular Disease in Minority Populations
Date:4/27/2009

American College of Cardiology and Association of Black Cardiologists Endorse Zip Code-Based Database

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), one of the nation's leading voices in the health disparities discussion, is launching the CVD Atlas, a database that maps cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevalence nationwide, with the endorsement of the American College of Cardiology and support from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. This powerful endorsement and the launch of the CVD Atlas will be announced at the NMQF's Sixth Annual Health Disparities Leadership Summit on April 27th.

The CVD Atlas enables users to map the prevalence of CVD by state and by legislative district, as well as by age, gender, race and ethnicity. Minorities in the United States experience disparities in cardiovascular health that include higher rates of obesity, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, heart disease and stroke.

"More must be done to reduce the disparities in cardiovascular health seen across the country. The CVD Atlas represents a new tool in our efforts to reduce health disparities. Our efforts can now be targeted to those who need help the most," said Dr. Jack Lewin, Chief Executive Officer of the American College of Cardiology.

The CVD Atlas is a component of the NMQF's zip code database, the Z Atlas. The Z Atlas offers similar tools for HIV/AIDS, chronic kidney disease and diabetes that are used by legislators, patient and minority advocacy groups, medical professionals and pharmaceutical companies to address health care issues that disproportionately affect racial and ethnic populations.

"We commend the National Minority Quality Forum for their data-driven commitment to reducing health disparities. The CVD Atlas will allow health disparities programming to be targeted to the communities that need them the most," s
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Minority Quality Forum
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Dr. David Williams Scoops National Media on PSA Effectiveness -- by 17 Years
2. International SOS Releases Web Site to Educate Public About Swine Flu Outbreak
3. Advancements in Integrative Medicine Research to Be Evaluated by Scientists From Leading International Academic Health Centers
4. Rice students win NASA national design award
5. United Physicians, P.C. Selects National City, Now Part of PNC, for Physician Banking Program
6. YWCA USA Applauds President Obamas National Call for Volunteer Service
7. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. to Host First-Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call
8. Lamas Beauty International Announces Agreement With Macys
9. The Female Health Company / HLL Lifecare Limited Receive National AIDS Control Organization of India Order for 1.5 Million FC2 Female Condoms
10. Pennsaid(R) Phase 3 study results to be published in leading international PAIN journal
11. LLE Receives Renewal of Women's Business Enterprise National Council Certification
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/4/2015)... 04, 2015 Vancouver chiropractic clinic, ... two awards in the prestigious Vancouver Courier “Stars ... 27, 2015. The company secured third place in ... the “Best Registered Massage Therapist” category. , ... in Canada, The Vancouver Courier is a semiweekly ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... " Optrix by Body Glove ” ... Tech Report, which takes a look at the latest ... Scott Steinberg, a special reporter for NewsWatch and a ... viewers how they have an ultra-rugged, waterproof case with ... a major player at the Consumer Electronics Show in ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 The ... $236.8 billion in 2014 and is estimated to ... CAGR of 4.0% from 2014 to 2019. , ... Gas Market for an analysis of industry trends, ... The global liquefied petroleum gas market is classified ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... March 04, 2015 Organic Valley, the nation’s ... today announced its cause campaign to Save the Bros, ... is making a difference to Bros everywhere. To date, ... and Facebook. The video was named Adweek’s best commercial ... Forbes, Mashable and Digiday, among other media outlets. , ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... 04, 2015 Columbus is no stranger to ... of cocaine addiction, and suffers from the potential threat ... Feb. 27th, the DEA revealed that Kratom is a “drug ... tea; the newly introduced herb from Southeast Asia acts as ... doses. WKYC notes kratom foments symptoms similar to heroin withdrawal, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Backs in Action Receives Two Awards in The Vancouver Courier Readers’ Choice Awards 2015 2Health News:A Waterproof Phone Case with an Interchangeable Lens System was Featured on NewsWatch Television on January 30, 2015 2Health News:The Global Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market is Estimated to Reach $288.7 Billion by 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:The Global Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market is Estimated to Reach $288.7 Billion by 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:ORGANIC VALLEY URGES PUBLIC TO SAVE THE BROs: CAMPAIGN EARNS MORE THAN 1M VIEWS ON YOUTUBE 2Health News:ORGANIC VALLEY URGES PUBLIC TO SAVE THE BROs: CAMPAIGN EARNS MORE THAN 1M VIEWS ON YOUTUBE 3Health News:Columbus, OH Combats the Sale of Kratom as a Drug, Harbor Village Detox Stresses Caution 2
... future of cancer detection and treatment may be in gold ... be seen by the naked eye.// The potential of gold ... in a stable, nontoxic form that can be injected into ... found that a plant extract can be used to overcome ...
... color from lycopene, a disease-fighting antioxidant. A new study, ... provide a different form of lycopene,// one that our ... eating spaghetti covered in sauce made from these orange ... this form of lycopene in participants' blood., ,“While ...
... One in 18 men and women will be diagnosed ... into more than 150,000 people diagnosed // and more ... disease as the second leading cause of cancer death ... rates for this disease have been declining due to ...
... malaria, one of the most common vector-borne diseases, has come ... 1.2 million cases in 2006, the Economic Survey has said. ... Economic Survey said malaria deaths came down from 963 to ... ,According to it, in some parts of the country the ...
... Delhi: The central budget for 2007-08 Wednesday proposes an ... Health Mission (NRHM) from Rs.82.07 billion in 2006-07 to ... budget, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said in parliament that ... and prevention of communicable diseases like tuberculosis and malaria. ...
... new information about a link between the growth of blood ... in our bodies. // ,Growing new blood vessels from ... in growth, development and wound healing. But it also enables ... been scrambling for ways to stop angiogenesis in the fight ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Common Ingredient in Big Macs and Sodas Can Stabilize Gold Nanoparticles for Medical Use 2Health News:Common Ingredient in Big Macs and Sodas Can Stabilize Gold Nanoparticles for Medical Use 3Health News:Unique Tomatoes Tops In Disease-Fighting Antioxidants 2Health News:Unique Tomatoes Tops In Disease-Fighting Antioxidants 3Health News:Incidence of Malaria Has Come Down, Says Economic Survey 2Health News:Cancer Cells Forming Blood Vessels Send Their Copper to the Edge 2Health News:Cancer Cells Forming Blood Vessels Send Their Copper to the Edge 3
(Date:3/4/2015)... --  Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc . ... of wearable biosensors designed to fight obesity and diabetes. ... be game-changer. These patch biosensors may help us reduce ... Ph.D. , a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist and ... integrated into the care people receive." A ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... , March 4, 2015 From ... attending the 2015 Distribution Management Conference and Expo ... conference is HDMA,s largest supply chain education event, ... third parties who keep the pharmaceutical distribution industry ... on regulatory and legislative issues important to healthcare ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... , March 4, 2015 Following the ... Legal Action Center (LAC) released a report today ... growing opioid and heroin epidemic through more effective ... The report, "The Case for Expanding Access to ... Epidemic," outlines the health, justice, and economic advantages ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. Announce Agreement To Develop Wireless Sensors for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes 2Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. Announce Agreement To Develop Wireless Sensors for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes 3Improved Medication-Assisted Treatment Policy Could Aid Epidemic of 20 Million Americans with Untreated Addiction 2
Finally, security and dependability in an automatic 5mm clip applier!...
Pilling-Weck, medium-large clip size, 10mm, rotatable take apart...
Insert only, Pilling-Weck small clip size...
Pilling-Weck, small clip size, 10mm, rotatable take apart...
Medicine Products: