Mobile Clinic Delivers Culturally Competent Services to Underserved Neighborhoods, Leading to Identification of Untreated Chronic Conditions, Better Blood Pressure Control, and Significant Return on Investment
A mobile clinic provides screening, education, coaching, and health navigation services to residents of four underserved communities, leading to the identification of many previously undetected chronic conditions, better blood pressure control, and a substantial return on investment.
Postdischarge Care Management Integrates Medical and Psychosocial Care of Low-Income Elderly Patients
An interdisciplinary care management program that integrates medical and social care for low-income elderly patients with chronic illnesses reduces care costs and improves self-reported health status.
Barber-Based Monitoring, Education, and Referral Support Improve Treatment Rates and Blood Pressure Control in African-American Men
Trained barbers provide ongoing blood pressure monitoring, education, and referral support to African-American male patrons, leading to improved treatment rates and blood pressure control in hypertensive patrons.
Culturally Competent Disease Management Improves Self-Monitoring and Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive African Americans
A health plan–sponsored disease management program targeting African Americans combines home blood pressure monitoring with culturally competent education and counseling, leading to better self-monitoring and blood pressure control.
Interactive Videoconferences Increase Primary Care Provider Knowledge and Confidence, Leading to Enhanced Access to Specialty Care for Low-Income Urban Patients
Series of interactive videoconference sessions provide didactic and interactive instruction in specialty care to primary care clinicians in community-based clinics, boosting their knowledge and confidence in these areas, and enhancing access to specialty care for their low-income, urban patients.
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The Community Health Worker's Sourcebook: A Training Manual for Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke
This sourcebook serves as an instruction manual for training community health workers and as a reference and a resource for community health workers working with community members in preventing heart disease and stroke.
The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard: An Assessment Tool for Employers To Prevent Heart Disease, Stroke, and Related Health Conditions
This tool is designed to help employers assess the extent to which they have applied evidence-based health promotion interventions in their worksites to prevent heart disease, stroke, and related conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.
Cardiovascular Diseases: Patient Brochures and Clinician Fact Sheets
These brochures for patients and fact sheets for health care providers explain the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for several cardiovascular diseases.
Diabetes Education Toolkit
This toolkit, for people with psychiatric disabilities and their physicians and caregivers, provides information to help them understand and manage their diabetes or prediabetic condition.
Team Up. Pressure Down.
This nationwide program aims to lower blood pressure and prevent hypertension through patient–pharmacist engagement.