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Self-Blood Pressure Monitoring in an Urban, Ethnically Diverse Population: A Randomized Clinical Trial Utilizing the Electronic Health Record
Background: Hypertension is a leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Although control rates have improved over time, racial/ethnic disparities in…
Behavioral Support Intervention for Uncontrolled Hypertension: A Complier Average Causal Effect (CACE) Analysis
Background: The complier average causal effect (CACE) analysis addresses noncompliance with intervention and missing end-point measures in randomized controlled trials….
Cost-effectiveness of a Peer and Practice Staff Support Intervention
Objectives: We examined the cost-effectiveness of an intervention to reduce coronary heart disease (CHD) risk and blood pressure in African…
A randomized trial of peer coach and office staff support to reduce coronary heart disease risk in African-Americans with uncontrolled hypertension.
Objective: Adopting features of the Chronic Care Model may reduce coronary heart disease risk and blood pressure in vulnerable populations….
Time, Costs, and Clinical Utilization of Screening for Health Literacy: A Case Study Using the Newest Vital Sign (NVS) Instrument
Purpose: Difficulties in identifying and caring for patients with limited health literacy have prompted interest in clinical screening to assess…
Culturally Appropriate Storytelling to Improve Blood Pressure: A Randomized Trial
This article has been corrected. The original version (PDF) is appended to this article as a supplement. Background: Storytelling is…
A Novel Approach to Quality Improvement in a Safety-Net Practice: Concurrent Peer Review Visits
Objective—Concurrent peer review visits are structured office visits conducted by clinicianpeers of the primary care clinician that are specifically designed…
Patients’ Perceptions of Screening for Health Literacy: Reactions to the Newest Vital Sign
Difficulties in caring for patients with limited health literacy have prompted interest in health literacy screening. Several prior studies, however,…
Cardiovascular Health Disparities: A Systematic Review of Health Care Interventions
Racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular health care are well documented. Promising approaches to disparity reduction are increasingly described in…