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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Healthy Challenges

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Join the next challenge!

We're excited to announce the next in the series of video contests in 2012 to inspire individuals to use technology to get healthy and stay healthy: join the Beat Down Blood Pressure Video Challenge at BloodPressure.Challenge.gov!

The Beat Down Blood Pressure Video Challenge

Create a short video (under 2 minutes): share how you use technology to monitor blood pressure, take medication as prescribed to maintain low blood pressure, and/or make lifestyle changes that reduce your risks and enhance heart health.
If you're a caregiver or healthcare provider, tell us how you've helped your loved one or patients manage their hypertension.

Prizes

Consumer Monitoring Prize – $1,000
Consumer Prevention Prize – $1,000
Consumer Taking Meds Prize – $1,000
Provider Monitoring Prize – $1,000
Provider Med Management Prize – $1,000
Popular Choice Award – $500

Challenge sponsors

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), in partnership with Million Hearts, an HHS initiative to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes in five years, and the American Heart Association
Please help spread the word by sharing the competition with your social networks and/or healthcare provider. We look forward to your participation!
Ingrid Cheng
Writer, Health Advocate

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