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Postdischarge Care Management Integrates Medical and Psychosocial Care of Low-Income Elderly Patients 4/9/2014
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 3/26/2014
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 3/26/2014
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 3/26/2014
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.
Weekly Home Monitoring and Pharmacist Feedback Improve Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive Patients 3/26/2014
Hypertensive patients monitor and report multiple blood pressure readings each week and those with elevated readings receive pharmacist feedback and support, leading to better blood pressure control.
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The Community Health Worker's Sourcebook: A Training Manual for Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke 4/9/2014
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 1/15/2014
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 10/9/2013
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 9/25/2013
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. 5/8/2013
This nationwide program aims to lower blood pressure and prevent hypertension through patient–pharmacist engagement.

Last updated: April 09, 2014.