Evaluation Results and Lessons Learned
Learn about CDC-funded program evaluations and evaluations of local and state organizations selected for their work in heart disease and stroke prevention.
CDC funds a variety of programs nationwide for heart disease and stroke prevention. You can use the program evaluations listed below to help you in your heart disease and stroke prevention efforts.
Telehealth Strategies to Address Hypertension
Read about two rapid evaluations for implementing telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. These rapid evaluations on two Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)—ARcare Augusta and Terros Health—documented early telehealth implementation, outcomes, and impact on access to care, using a mixed-methods approach.
CDC identified the following programs as promising practices for preventing heart disease and stroke. The evaluation summaries briefly describe the program’s rigorous evaluation process, including methods and key findings. You can use the lessons learned from these cardiovascular disease prevention programs to guide strategies in your setting.
- Scaling and Spreading an Intervention for Hypertension Control: An Approach to Address Disparities [PDF – 224 KB]
The Hypertension Management Program (HMP) aims to improve the quality and management of patient care, and decrease the number of patients with uncontrolled hypertension. This evaluation summary describes a mixed-methods evaluation to assess program implementation, facilitators and barriers, hypertension outcomes, and program implementation costs.