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1 Plenary I Preview of Public Health Action Plan to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke – 2013 Update: Overview and Discussion Darwin Labarthe, MD, MPH, PhD Emeritus Founder of the National Forum, Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine Sharon Moffatt, RN, BSN, MSN Chair-Elect of the National Forum Board of Directors, Association of State Territorial Health Officials Delegate, and Chief of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

2 Ten Action Priorities: Effective Communication Affordable Care Act Communicate to legislators, policymakers and the public at large the nation’s vital stake in sustaining the prevention and public health provisions in the Affordable Care Act.

3 Ten Action Priorities: Strategic Leadership, Partnerships, & Organization Public health – healthcare collaboration Integrate public health and health care into a public health system effective in supporting community-level prevention policies and programs.

4 Ten Action Priorities: Taking Action The Million Hearts® Initiative Sign on to Million Hearts® as individuals and organizations, select among the many opportunities to support it, and commit to effective engagement.

5 Ten Action Priorities: Taking Action Cardiovascular health and health equity Ensure that all actions taken to improve the nation’s cardiovascular health toward 2020 goals reach everyone, especially those most vulnerable to unfavorable social and environmental conditions.

6 Ten Action Priorities: Taking Action Sodium and heart-healthy diet Identify and act on opportunities to reduce sodium intake in the community and achieve heart-healthy dietary patterns for all.

7 Ten Action Priorities: Taking Action Tobacco use and SHS exposure Connect with efforts in tobacco control and smoke-free air initiatives to maximize their impact in heart disease and stroke prevention.

8 Ten Action Priorities: Strengthening Capacity Prevention workforce Make full use of resources for education and training of the prevention workforce at state and local levels.

9 Ten Action Priorities: Evaluating Impact Cardiovascular surveillance and Healthy People 2020 Advocate for a comprehensive, robust and timely system of monitoring cardiovascular events (heart attacks, stroke, heart failure) for the US population, including full adoption of the “developmental” heart disease and stroke objectives of Healthy People 2020.

10 Ten Action Priorities: Advancing Policy Through Research Research to advance policy and practice Conduct needed implementation and dissemination science and health economics research, including needed education and training, in support of health policy development, implementation and dissemination.

11 Ten Action Priorities: Engaging in Regional and Global Collaborations Collaboration in regional and global initiatives Undertake collaborations in major regional and global cardiovascular health initiatives, in the interest of improving both US and global cardiovascular health.

12 Questions to Consider: The 10 Action Priorities Do you support these 10 action priorities? Are there any you would add – if so, with what rationale?

13 Questions to Consider: Your Organization’s Interests How do these action priorities resonate with your organization’s interests and activities? Which ones are you already taking action on? Which ones would you newly commit to take action on in the immediate future?

14 Questions to Consider: Dissemination and Implementation What are your 3 greatest ideas for dissemination and implementation of the Action Plan 2013 Update at community, state, and national levels?

15 Questions to Consider The 10 action priorities Do you support these 10 action priorities? Are there any you would add – if so, with what rationale? Your organization’s interests How do these action priorities resonate with your organization’s interests and activities? Which ones are you already taking action on? Which ones would you newly commit to take action on in the immediate future? Dissemination and implementation What are your 3 greatest ideas for dissemination and implementation of the Action Plan 2013 Update at community, state, and national levels?


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