Policies | Blood Pressure Interventions

Health-related policies for blood pressure screening and control1-3

Workplace policies promote a corporate “culture of good health.”

Policies that enhance worksite lifestyle programs can help employees control their blood pressure

  • The health-related policy strategies and interventions listed for physical activity, alcohol use, nutrition, stress, type 2 diabetes, and obesity include lifestyle activities recommended to control blood pressure

1.  Pelletier KR. Clinical and cost outcomes of multifactorial, cardiovascular risk management interventions in worksites: a comprehensive review. JOEM. 1997; 29(12): 1154-1169.

2.  Pelletier KR. A review and analysis of the clinical and cost-effectiveness studies of comprehensive health promotion and disease management programs at the worksite: update VI 2000-2004. JOEM. 2005; 47(10):1051-1058.

3.  Matson Koffman, DM, Goetzel RZ, Anwuri VV, Shore K, Orenstein D, LaPier T. Heart-healthy and stroke-free: successful business strategies to prevent cardiovascular disease. Am J Prev Med. 2005; 29(5), suppl. 1:113-121.