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New West Physicians Receives National Recognition

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recognized Golden-based New West Physicians as a “Million Hearts Hypertension Control Champion”.  An award presentation will be held at their facility today at 9am – 1707 Cole Blvd. in Golden.  New West Physicians is one of 24 physician groups nationally who through their care initiatives have reached blood pressure control rates of 70 percent or greater for their adult patients. New West Physicians has achieved an 83 percent hypertension control rate.

The Million Hearts project is a national initiative with the goal of preventing 1 million heart attack and strokes over a five year period. It is jointly sponsored by CDC and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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