Presentations delivered by Center staff, at Center events, or related to the Center’s work
2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Executive Summary (2019)
This slide set is adapted from the 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Executive Summary, which consolidates recommendations for the primary prevention of atherosclerotic CVD. The guideline covers aspirin use, tobacco use, nutrition and diet, exercise and physical activity, assessment of social determinants of health, team-based care, shared decision-making, and other factors that affect CVD risk.
2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol (2018)
This slide set is adapted from the 2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: Executive Summary.
2006-2017 Mortality Data for Total Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, & Coronary Heart Disease (2017)
This slide set illustrates age-adjusted 2007-2016 mortality rates for total cardiovascular disease, stroke, and coronary heart disease. For each of these three categories, data are displayed for the total population and by race and ethnicity; actual rates are also compared to rates that correspond with progress toward achievement of the AHA’s 2020 Impact Goal to reduce mortality from these diseases by 20 percent.
2017 Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults (2017)
This slide set is adapted from the 2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/ NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults.
Optimizing Heart Health in the Workplace: Opportunities and Challenges (2017)
This presentation about measuring program quality and workforce health was delivered at the HERO Forum ‘17. The AHA presented alongside Baptist Health South Florida and the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. at the forum.
Cardiovascular Disease: A Costly Burden for America (2017)
This slide set highlights findings from the AHA’s report “Cardiovascular Disease: A Costly Burden for America, Projections Through 2035.”
Employee Health Survey (2016)
This presentation describes the purpose, methods, results, and key takeaways for the 2016 employee health survey conducted by Nielsen on behalf of the AHA.
Second Annual Workplace Health Summit (2016)
Presenter: Ron Z. Goetzel, PhD, Johns Hopkins University & Truven Health Analytics
In his presentation, Dr. Goetzel presents the business case for adopting evidence-based, comprehensive and well-resourced workplace health programs and reviews value-on-investment (VOI) approaches to assess workplace programs in contract to the traditional return-on-investment (ROI).
Presenter: Peggy Hannon, PhD, MPH, University of Washington
Dr. Hannon presents results from a study of HealthLinks that includes 72 small worksites in low-wage industries and discusses the applicability of HealthLinks strategies to other workplace wellness interventions for small worksites.
Presenter: Franck LaBiche, Laitram, LLC
Mr. LaBiche presents an overview of how Laitram addressed rising medical spending through a proactive wellness program that engages and creates accountability for its plan members.
Presenter: Mahasin Mujahid, PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Mujahid presents on approaches to reducing health disparities and addressing health equity in the workforce.
Presenter: Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, Baptist Health Medical Group
This presentation describes the journey taken by the Baptist health medical Group to apply Life’s Simple 7 – the American Heart Association definition of ideal heart health.
Presenter: Deana Percassi, Nielsen
This presentation provides insights from a new AHA CEO Roundtable and Nielsen Study highlighting the role that sleep, stress and well-being play among employees.
Presenter: Noel Ryan, MEd, Chevron
This presentation explores how Chevron has taken a multi-year approach to a business opportunity that enables fitness for duty in a remote workforce working on offshore oil production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico region.
Presenter: Jeff L. Soileau, MS, Franciscan Health and Wellness Services
Mr. Soileau presents on an evidence-based, hands-on approach to health and well-being, which leverages key principles of population health and fosters collaboration between employers and health care providers.
Presenter: Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM, Xerox
This session presents new data regarding healthcare utilization patterns across the wage spectrum, identifying new opportunities for benefits design innovation.
Presenter: Paul Terry, PhD, HERO
This presentation provides an introduction to healthy approaches to care transformation.
Presenter: Teresa Taylor-Dusharm, MS, Advocate Health Care
This presentation provides an overview of key critical success factors implemented to maximize employer health outcomes at Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois.
The AHA 2020 Impact Goal and Metrics for Defining Cardiovascular Health (2010)
This slide set summarizes the AHA’s 2020 Impact Goal and the metrics defining cardiovascular health, which will be used to measure goal achievement.