AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards over $1.04M to Nine Innovative Heart Health Organizations

Nine innovative, community-based organizations with tailored approaches to improve heart health received grants totaling $1,043,303 from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM Next Generation program.

This marks the first year of grant funding through the Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM Next Generation program. The program, which builds on the Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program and 10 years of lessons learned, launched on World Heart Day to elevate awareness of cardiovascular disease and ways to address this leading cause of death in the nation at the community level.

The nonprofit organizations awarded grants help improve cardiovascular disease through programs that address barriers to care for socially disadvantaged populations with activities and information that meet the needs and culture of the people in their communities. The programs often bridge gaps in care and focus on screenings; cardiovascular disease prevention and management; nutrition education; access to healthcare and

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Medscape Education Partners With HFSA to Host Major International Heart Failure Meeting

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Medscape Education has been selected as a partner in hosting The Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting 2020, September 30-October 6.

In collaboration with HFSA, Medscape Education and MedscapeLIVE! will offer an immersive environment where heart failure professionals will engage around the latest research and treatment advances.

The 7-day meeting of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and researchers will feature more than 50 multidisciplinary, scientific sessions, late-breaking research announcements, live chats with industry and e-poster presenters, interactive breakout sessions, networking opportunities, a Virtual Exhibit Hall with product theaters, and interactive gamification.

MedscapeLIVE!’s virtual conference platform enables attendees to visit the exhibit hall and poster sessions, electronically take notes, answer polling questions, submit questions directly to faculty, and save or share slides, notes, and other content.

MedscapeLIVE! provides live experiences across the spectrum of formats to create unique engagement opportunities for scientific

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