Implementation Strategies to Improve Blood Pressure Control in the United States

Published: August 31, 2023

patient getting blood pressure measured
  • Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is one of the most important risk factors that contribute to incident cardiovascular events.
  • With declining blood pressure (BP) control there is a disconnection between what HTN experts recommend and actual BP control in the US.
  • This scientific statement provides information on implementation strategies to optimize hypertension management and improve BP control among adults in the US and focuses on strategies at multiple levels of the socio-economic framework.