Cardiovascular Disease Clinical
1. Improve hypertension control
The following RHIP Health Indicator Metrics apply to the Cardiovascular Disease Clinical Workgroup:
1. Increase the percentage of OHP participants with high blood pressure that is controlled (<140/90mmHg) from 64% to 68% (Baseline: QIM NQF 0018 – Controlling high blood pressure, 2014).
2. Decrease the prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults from 18% to 16% (Baseline: Oregon BRFSS, 2010-13; QIM Cigarette Smoking Prevalence).
3. Decrease the prevalence of smoking among 11th and 8th graders from 12% and 6%, respectively to 9% and 3%, respectively (Baseline: Oregon Healthy Teens Survey, 2013).
This group meets every 4th Tuesday of the month from 3-5pm
Click here to view the charter for the Cardiovascular Disease Clinical RHIP Workgroup.
Living Work Plan
Click here to view the living work plan for the Cardiovascular Disease Clinical RHIP Workgroup.
About RHIP Workgroups
The Central Oregon Health Council assembled RHIP Workgroups, groups of community professionals focused on some aspect of the Regional Health Improvement Plan, in 2016 to strategize and address the RHIP Health Indicators for each area of focus.
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Cardiovascular Disease Meeting Packets
Cardiovascular Disease Clinical Workgroup Members
Rebeckah Berry, MS, CHES (Organizer)
Central Oregon Health Council
Mark Backus, MD, FACP
Cascade Internal Medicine Specialists
Megan Bielemeier, MSN, BSN, RN, CCM
St. Charles Medical Group
David Huntley, MPH
Community Member (Epidemiologist)
Alison Little, MD, MPH
Penny Pritchard, MPH
Deschutes County Health Services
Robert Ross, MD, MScED, FAAFP
St. Charles Health System / Medical Group
Divya Sharma, MD, MS
Central Oregon IPA & Mosaic Medical
Shiela Stewart, RN, BSN
Central Oregon IPA
Crook County Health Department