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HealthyHearts NYC Resources for Primary Care Providers

Using the best available evidence, NYU Langone’s HealthyHearts NYC has developed resources to help primary care providers transform their practices and improve their patients’ heart health.


Primary care providers can access free webinar recordings from our team of experts on how to reduce the risk of heart disease in their patients by following the ABCS of heart health: aspirin as appropriate, blood pressure control, cholesterol management, and smoking cessation. Available webinars include the following:

Applying Aspirin and Cholesterol Evidence-Based Guidelines
Stephen K. Williams, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine

Applying Smoking Cessation Evidence-Based Guidelines
Donna Shelley, MD, MPH
Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine

Applying Hypertension Evidence-Based Guidelines
Olugbenga G. Ogedegbe, MD, MPH
The Dr. Adolph and Margaret Berger Professor of Medicine and Population Health, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Population Health

Lifestyle and Weight Loss Counseling in the Office Setting
Melanie R. Jay, MD
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Population Health

Other Resources

The following resources created by HealthyHearts NYC and the EvidenceNOW: Advancing Heart Health in Primary Care initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality help primary care practices improve patients’ heart health.

Building a New Blueprint for Heart Health (New York City Cooperative)
This short video introduces primary care practices to HealthyHearts NYC, one of seven cooperatives in EvidenceNOW.

Moving from Volume to Value
This brief guides primary care practices in how to access and benefit from federal programs that support practice transformation. It is written by HealthyHearts NYC and the Greater New York City Practice Transformation Network.

Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Balancing Ongoing QI and Urgent Patient Needs
This article shares tips for primary care practices on how to make quality improvements that can save time and improve patients’ health over the long term. It’s written by HealthyHearts NYC staff for Kaiser Permanente’s MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation.