Press Release: AHA ABC Heart Failure Data Challenge Launch

Heart failure data challenge to address social and structural determinants of health

Dallas, TX – March 16, 2021 – In an effort to better understand the impact around the social and structural determinants of health on heart failure, the American Heart Association and the Association of Black Cardiologists today launched a data challenge to encourage cross collaboration among researchers.

The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary organization devoted to longer, healthier lives, recognizes structural racism as a major cause of poor health and premature death from heart disease and stroke . The data challenge is specifically focused on testing the relationships between heart failure and health disparities, social determinants of health and structural determinants of health.

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