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ISSUE 199 |  June 8, 2020
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Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time 

Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative Monthly Call  

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 2-3:00 p.m. ET

Sponsor: NACDD CVH Team

The Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative (EEC) invites you to our monthly meeting with your 1815/1817 epi/eval peers. At our June meeting we'll be discussing our work on eliminating health disparities and increasing health equity. Please send any examples of reports, maps, presentations or other items you would like to share on this topic to by Tuesday, June 9. Join us Wednesday at This call will be closed captioned.

Please contact Hannah Herold to be added to the EEC distribution list and call series.


EHR-based Surveillance Learning Community 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 3-4:00 p.m. ET 

Sponsors: Public Health Informatics Institute and NACDD

The EHR-based Surveillance Learning Community will be resuming its monthly community calls starting on June 16, 2020. We hope you will join us to learn more about statistical methods for analyzing EHR-based surveillance data. The call will include an introduction to weighting EHR-based estimates and explaining why this is important for accurate interpretation of EHR data. Presentations will be from Matthew Daley, MD and Liza Reifler, MPH, of Kaiser Permanente Colorado.

Register for the call series, if you haven't already registered. All calls are on the third Tuesday of the month from 3-4:00 p.m. ET. We hope you’ll join
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News and Resources from CDC,
NACDD, and National Partners

From CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Second Edition of the Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Change Package (HCCP) 

The Million Hearts® team revised the HCCP for 2020 with the latest evidence- and practice-based tools and resources to help health systems and clinical teams systematically address hypertension in outpatient clinical settings. These tools were developed by 20 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions and the health centers that implemented the 2015 HCCP in collaboration with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC).

Please spread the word and get this resource into as many hands as can use it! CDC encourages you to support the implementation of the Million Hearts® HCCP in your health system or practice and to share it widely with your partners, stakeholders, and on social media. For shareable content, follow CDC channels: Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, and use the hashtag #MillionHeartsQI to link to our other quality improvement resources.

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From the NACDD CVH Team

NACDD Website Transition

Beginning in mid-June, the NACDD Website is transitioning to a new home. We anticipate the new website will be available in mid-July. We will certainly keep you posted. In the meantime, if you want any information, please email us at
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