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Heart&Health& Mobile&App&Toolkit Reaching)individuals)at)risk) for)heart)disease)through) mobile)technology


app A%free%and%easy%way%to%manage%your%heart%risk%on%the%go! The$ Heart$ Health$ Mobile$ applica0on$ is$ an$ easy4to4use$ tool$ that$assesses$your$risk$ for$heart$disease.$Winner$of$ the$Million$Hearts$Risk$Check$Challenge,$this$mobile$app$ was$ designed$ by$ the$ Marshfield$ Clinic$ Research$ Founda0on$with$every$person’s$heart$health$in$mind.

With%this%app%you%can: •! •! •! •! •! •!

Check$your$current$risk$for$heart$disease Learn$about$different$risk$factors Track$your$risk$over$0me Find$affordable$&$nearby$screening$loca0ons Share$risk$history$with$your$doctor$and$friends Take$ac0on$to$beIer$your$heart$health!

3%Steps%to%Get%Started: 1.$ Download$Heart$Health$Mobile 2.$ Enter$your$basic$informa0on$ (age,$weight,$height,$etc.) 3.$ Iden0fy$and$understand$your$risk$factors

Start%Managing%Your%Risk%Today!%Find%the%app: iTunes'App'Store

(all$iOS$devices) search$Heart$Health$Mobile

Online'at

The%applica>on%is%currently%being% translated%into%further%language%op>ons.

www.hearthealthmobile.com/ app/index.html

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Heart&Health&Mobile&App&Highlights Calculate&Your&Risk Step&1:"Open"up"the"app

Step&2:"Answer"8"basic" ques4ons

Step&3:"Read"about"your" risk

Take&Ac<on Share"your"risk"with"friends," Find"screening"loca4ons family,"and"your"doctor

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Keep"track"of"your"risk" history


Heart&Disease Heart&disease&is&the&leading&cause&of&death&for&all&Americans. Cardiovascular&disease contributes&to

Americans&suďŹ&#x20AC;er&

1.5&MILLION

2,200&

heart&a6acks&and&strokes& each&year.

$312.6&BILLION

DEATHS/DAY Annual&es?mated&health&care&costs& a6ributed&to&heart&disease&and&stroke

MOBILE%TECH

RISK%FACTORS

A&person&who&selfEmanages& their&heart& disease&is&less& likely&to&be& readmi6ed&to&a& hospital,&will& spend&less&money&on& medical&bills,&and&will&have& an&increased&quality&of&life.

Many&risk&factors&may&not&have&any&symptoms& but&most&are&preventable&and&controllable.

Mobile&devices&have&the& beneďŹ t&of&reducing& psychological&and& social&barriers&that& people&may&have& when&discussing& their&health.

80%

67&MILLION

U.S.&adults&have high&blood&pressure

1%IN%3

47%

ONLY&ABOUT&HALF

of&people&with&high&blood&pressure have&their&condi?on&under&control.

Controlling&risk&factors&could&reduce&risk&of&heart&disease& and&stroke&by&more&than&80%.

Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Heart Association, Million Hearts Campaign

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Heart&Disease&in&Chicago Stroke

Hypertension

Adjusted(death(rates(per(100,000(residents(from(stroke( (cerebrovascular(disease)(by(community(area(from( 2005?2009.

EsCmated(hypertension(prevalence(in(Chicago(for(adults( aged(18?89(based(on(aggregated(Electronic(Health( Record(data(from(a(selecCon(of(health(care(insCtuCons( from(2006?2010.

Coronary&Heart&Disease

Conges2ve&Heart&Failure

Adjusted(death(rates(per(100,000(residents(from(coronary( heart(disease(by(community(area(from(2005?2009.

EsCmated(congesCve(heart(failure(prevalence(in(Chicago( for(adults(aged(18?89(based(on(aggregated(Electronic( Health(Record(data(from(a(selecCon(of(health(care( insCtuCons(from(2006?2010.

Source: Chicago Health Atlas

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Sample(Social(Media(Posts(and(Tweets Below&are&sample&posts&and&tweets&that&you&can&use&“as&is”&to&promote&the& HeartHealth&Mobile&app,&or&as&star:ng&points&to&create&your&own&social&media& content.&

((((((((((FACEBOOK

!!!!!!!!!!!!!TWITTER

Are&you&feeling&one&in&a&million&today?& Check&your&risk&for&heart&disease&using& the&HeartHealth&Mobile&app&and& become&one&of&the&hearts&touched&by& the&Million&Hearts&Campaign.& hearthealthmobile.com&

Our&Hearts&are&in&our&Hands,&literally!&& #HeartHealthMobile&assesses&heart&risks& from&handheld&devices.&Check&it&out!

Feels&so&good&to&see&the&heart&disease& risk&bar&go&down&to&the&green,&lowCrisk& area!&Makes&every&pound&you&lose&worth& it!&Check&out&how&much&shedding&a&few& pounds&can&affect&your&heart&risk.& hearthealthmobile.com Heart&disease&does&not&discriminate.& Anyone&can&be&at&risk.&Check&your&risk& with&the&quick&and&easyCtoCuse&Heart& Health&Mobile&app.& hearthealthmobile.com&

3&to&lower&your&heart&risk:&work&out,&eat& right,&and&quit&smoking.&Find&out&how& much&your&heart&benefits&#screening& #HeartHealthMobile Quick&heart&health&checks&that&can&be& shared&with&your&friends,&family,&and& doctor&#HeartHealthMobile& Screening&loca:ons&for&heart&risk&and& disease&are&all&over&Chicago,&use&your&cell& to&find&one&#HeartHealthMobile Happy&Monday!&Give&your&week&a&heart& #healthy&start.&Check&your&risk&for&heart& disease&today.&#HeartHealthMobile

There&is&a&new&way&to&keep&your& physician&up&to&date&on&your&health& besides&coming&in&to&see&them!&Share& your&dayCtoCday&heart&status&with&your& physician.&hearthealthmobile.com

Knowing&your&risk&for&heart&disease&is& half&the&baKle.&Check&your&risk&today& with&#HeartHealthMobile&&&work&with& your&dr.&to&reduce&it!

Knowing&your&risk&for&heart&disease&is& half&the&baKle.&Check&your&risk&today& with&the&Heart&Health&Mobile&app&and& work&with&your&doctor&to&reduce&it!

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Appendix:)How)Does)Heart)Health)Mobile)Assess)Risk? Heart(Health(Mobile(was(created( according(to(requirements(put(forth(by( the(Office(of(the(Na7onal(Coordinator(for( Health(IT((ONC)(in(its(Million(Hearts(Risk( Check(Challenge.(

CALCULATING)A)MORE)PRECISE)RISK HeartHealth(Mobile(then(allows(users(to( calculate(a(more(exact(risk(score(by( inpu7ng(biomarker(data(on(their(blood( pressure(and(cholesterol(measurements— such(as(Systolic(and(Diastolic(blood( pressure,(Total(cholesterol,(HDL( Cholesterol,(LDL(Cholesterol,(and(HbA1c.( IndiGO(generates(the(user’s(risk(score( based(on(the(combined(biomarker(data( and(the(required(eight(ques7ons.(

VALIDATION)OF)THE)MODEL The(Heart(Health(Mobile(app(was(required( to(use(IndiGO,(a(clinically(tested(tool( developed(by(Archimedes,(to(calculate( each(individual’s(risk(of(heart(disease.( IndiGO(uses(equa7ons(derived(from,(and( validated(against,(na7onal(datasets(and( clinical(trials.(It(incorporates(clinical( evidence(related(to(diseases,(behaviors,( risk(factors,(and(interven7ons.

EVALUATION)OF)THE)APP

CALCULATING)A)QUICK)RISK)ASSESSMENT

Dr.)Farzad)Mostashari,(Na7onal( Coordinator(for(Health(Informa7on( Technology

HeartHealth(Mobile(was(evaluated(by( technology(and(health(professionals,( including:

Heart(Health(Mobile(asks(the(following( eight(ques7ons(to(answer(the(required( inputs(of(IndiGO: 1.( Age((18U85(allowed) 2.( Gender((M,(F) 3.( Height((inches) 4.( Weight((pounds) 5.( “Do(you(currently(smoke?”((yes,(no) 6.( “Has(a(doctor(ever(told(you(that(you( had(a(heart(a`ack”((yes,(no) 7.( “Has(a(doctor(ever(told(you(that(you( had(a(stroke”((yes,(no) 8.( “Has(a(doctor(ever(told(you(that(you( have(diabetes”((yes,(no)

Dr.)Janet)Wright,(Execu7ve(Director,( Million(Hearts(Ini7a7ve Dr.)Nick)YphanNdes,(Chief(Medical(Officer,( San(Diego(County Dr.)Jay)Miller,(Physician(Volunteer,( Chicago(Department(of(Public(Health

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Join%Us! For%Individuals Live(Heart(Healthy! Get(ac8ve(and(maintain(a(healthy(weight. Eat(a(healthy(diet(with(more(fruits,(vegetables,(and(whole(grains. Check(your(blood(pressure(regularly—at(home,(at(a(doctor’s( office,(or(at(a(pharmacy. Download(the(HeartHealth(Mobile(app(and(track(your(risk(over( 8me. Share(your(progress(with(friends,(family,(or(your(physician.

For%Health%Care%Professionals Download(and(learn(more(about(the(HeartHealth(Mobile(app. Promote(the(app(in(your(prac8ce’s(wai8ng(area. Discuss(ways(to(reduce(risk(with(your(pa8ents.

For%Community%Organizers Download(and(learn(more(about(the(HeartHealth(Mobile(app. Educate(community(members(about(risk(factors(for(heart(disease. Encourage(community(members(to(check(their(blood(pressure( regularly.

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HeartHealth Mobile App - Toolkit  

A toolkit used by the Chicago Department of Public Health to promote the HeartHealth app.

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