Implementation of Prevention Science to Eliminate Health Care Inequities in Achieving Cardiovascular Health

Published: September 12, 2023

  • Social determinants of health and health care inequities are major barriers to prevention of disease, and to ideal cardiovascular health.
  • Coordinated implementation of a multidisciplinary and multilayered approach to overcoming barriers to ideal cardiovascular health in the context of existing healthcare resources has the potential to reduce inequities and improve cardiovascular health.
  • This scientific statement discusses actionable strategies to make ideal cardiovascular health equitable for all through interventions across health care environments of direct patient care, health care technology, multi-professional collaborations and interventions, engagement of local communities, and improved health-related government policies.