The Be There San Diego Data for Quality (DFQ) Group created a safe venue for competing health care organizations in San Diego County to share performance data on quality-of-care measures, insights, lessons learned, and challenges they face.
A middle school–based obesity-prevention intervention combining school-wide environmental changes, multimedia, encouragement to eat healthy cafeteria foods, and peer-led education, increased participation in school lunch programs and selection of fruit dishes, and reduced snack sales.
We sought to assess longitudinal relations of caffeinated coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and total caffeine intakes with mean blood pressure and incident hypertension in postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.
This study describes the processes related to implementation of mHealth interventions for lifestyle modification in a randomized controlled trial conducted with prehypertensive subjects in Argentina, Guatemala, and Peru from low-resource settings.
The authors sought to determine rates of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia in Cambodian refugees, and to assess the proportion whose conditions are satisfactorily managed in comparison to the general population.
People living with type 2 diabetes and hypertension present different barriers and facilitating factors for disease self-management, in part based on their readiness-to-change and also due to the broader context in which they live.
Calculating statins' social value reveals that consumers captured 76 percent of the total social value of the survival gains, with even greater consumer benefits expected in the future as prescribing rates rise and statin costs decrease.