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Last Edited: 6/19/2014

Heart Attack Resources

This section is under development.  Resources listed do not necessarily represent the views of the California Environmental Health Tracking Program.  We welcome suggestions and additions to the resource list.


California State Government:

California Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program (CHDSP), California Department of Public Health
CHDSP seeks to reduce premature death and disability due to heart disease and stroke among Californians through interventions and by conducting surveillance activitieshttp://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cvd/Pages/default.aspx

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Federal Government:

Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC established the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention to prevent risk factors and reduce the morbidity, mortality, disability, costs and disparities associated with heart disease and stroke:  http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/index.htm 

National Institute of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
NHLBI is a national program that plans, conducts and supports basic research, clinical trials, observational studies, and education programs focused on diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood:  http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

 

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Non-governmental, Advocacy, and Community Organizations

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency who’s goal is to reduce the impact of coronary heart disease, stroke, and related risk factorshttp://www.americanheart.org

 

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Data Resources:

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), California Health and Human Services Agency
OSHPD provides services to hospitals and other healthcare facilities that include the collection and dissemination of hospitalization and emergency department data:   http://www.oshpd.ca.gov/

  • Query system: California Healthcare Atlas is an interactive, Internet GIS mapping application for finding information about hospitals: http://gis.oshpd.ca.gov

 

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