Tag Archives: heart attack risk factors

New Cholesterol Management Guidelines and the Effects on Home Health Patients

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for men and women (CDC, 2017). Every year, 735,000 Americans have a heart attack (CDC, 2017). Cardiovascular health is important to the … Continue reading

Posted in Cardiovascular Health, Education, Home Health, Million Hearts® | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Have a Happy Heart Health Month!

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator Have you ever heard people discuss what it felt like when they experienced a heart attack? We’ve often heard of people describing the feeling of an elephant sitting on their chest. For … Continue reading

Posted in Cardiovascular Health, Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Know the Risk Factors for a Stroke

By Crystal Welch, HHQI RN Project Coordinator World Stroke Day is observed on October 29th as an effort to bring public awareness to the seriousness and incidence of stoke worldwide. In 2013, HHQI was tasked by the Centers for Medicare … Continue reading

Posted in Cardiovascular Health, Education, Million Hearts® | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment