Heart Disease and Stroke Evidence-based Interventions

Example Evidence-based Interventions at a Glance
INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Campaigns and Promotions
Increasing Employee Awareness of Heart Attack Adults & Seniors All Worksite  
Lowfat Lucy Children Hispanic School  
Multifaceted mass media campaign on the warning signs of stroke All All Community  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY
  Age Race/Ethnicity   Provider Education
Incorporating Stroke Prevention into Medical School Curriculum Young Adults and Adults All School  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY
  Age Race/Ethnicity   Group Education
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction for Tenth Graders Teens All School  
Cardiovascular Health Education Program (CHEP) Teens All School  
Community-based secondary stroke prevention program Seniors Other Community  
Exercise and Health Programs to Improve Cardiovascular Health in Schoolchildren Children All School  
Fitness and Mobility Exercise Program (FAME) Seniors All Community  
HeartPower! Children All School  
Hearts For Life: A Community Program on Heart Health Promotion Young Adults, Adults, Seniors All Community  
Promoting Heart Health in Women Municipal Workers Adults All Worksite  
Relaxation and management of stress for hypertension Adults, Seniors All Worksite  
The PATH program: Physical Activity and Teenage Health Teens All School  
WOMAN Study (Women On the Move through Activity and Nutrition) Seniors All Health care facility  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY
  Age Race/Ethnicity   Supportive Relationships
Family Support Organizer for Stroke Victims Adults, Seniors All Home, Health care  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Multiple Strategies
Asheville Pharmacy Model Project (NEW) Adults All Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policies
Birmingham Heart Disease Prevention Project Young Adults, Adults, Seniors All Worksite Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Environments & Policies
Cardiovascular Dietary Education Systems (CARDES) Adults, Seniors Black Community Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Cardiovascular Risk Management by Community Pharmacists Adults, Seniors All Worksite Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Change of Heart Young adults,    Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Provider Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Cholesterol screening with brief health care provider counseling Adults All Worksite Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Choose to Move Young adults, Adults, Seniors All Home Campaigns & Promotions, Individual Education
Combined Community Strategy to Reduce Cholesterol and Other Risk Factors All Other Community School, Worksite, Faith-based, Community, Home, Health care facility
Community-based cardiovascular disease risk prevention All All Community Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Environments & Policies
Community-based multiple risk factor intervention Adults, Seniors Black Community Group Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Community Education for Cardiovascular Health Adults All Community, Home Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Computer-based program for patients with heart failure Seniors All Health care facility Group Education, Individual Education
Computer-generated personalized goals for cholesterol lowering Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) Adults, Seniors All Worksite, Community Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Disease Management to Promote Blood Pressure Control Among African Americans (NEW) Adults African American Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Exercise training for stroke survivors Adults, Seniors Black Community Group Education, Supportive Relationships
Exeter-Andover Project Teens, Adults, Seniors All School, Worksite Campaigns & Promotions, Environments & Policies
Family Health Promotion Program Children, Adults All School, Home Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Family intervention after stroke Seniors All Health care facility Group Education, Supportive Relationships
FAST Stroke Prevention Educational Program for Middle School Students Children, Teens All School Group Education, Individual Education
Florence Heart to Heart Program Young adults, Adults, Seniors White, Black Community Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Food for Heart Program Young adults, Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Provider Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Group Support Program and an Individual Support Program for Caregivers of Stroke Patients Adults, Seniors All Community, Home Group Education, Supportive Relationships
Heartbeat Limburg All All School, Worksite, Community, Health care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Heart Smart Children, Adults All School Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Hypertension Treatment in Barbershops Young Adults, Adults, Seniors Black Community Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
IMPACT Blood Pressure Program Adults All Worksite Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Interactive computer-based heart failure education Seniors All Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Internet-based case management system for secondary prevention of heart disease Seniors All Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
ISIS: A computer-assisted program for hypertensive individuals Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Know Your Body Children, Teens All School Group Education, Supportive Relationships
Lighten Up Adults, Seniors White, Black Faith-based Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Minnesota Heart Health Program All All Community, Home, Health-care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Motivational counseling to prevent stroke Seniors All Home, Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
MRFIT (The Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial Group) Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
MULTIFIT Adults, Seniors All Home, Health care facility Individual Education, Environments & Policies
Nurse-led secondary prevention clinics for heart disease in primary care Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Nurse-led secondary prevention program Seniors All Health care facility Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Pawtucket Heart Health Study All All School, worksite, Faith-based, Community Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Prevention of stroke in urban China Adults, Seniors Other Community Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Project Active Adults, Seniors All Community, Home Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Project Joy Young adults, Adults, Seniors Black Faith-based Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Role of parents and older peers in school-based cardiovascular prevention programs Children, Teens All School Group Education, Supportive Relationships
Salud Para Su Corazon (Health for Your Heart) Young adults, Adults, Seniors Other Community Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education
San Diego Family Health Project All White, Hispanic School Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education
Stanford Coronary Risk Intervention Project (SCRIP) Adults All Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Stanford Five-City Project All All Community Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Group Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Stress Reduction Intervention for Congestive Heart Failure Seniors Black Home, Health care facility Group Education, Individual Education
Study of Cardiovascular Risk Intervention by Pharmacists (SCRIP) Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Provider Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Telephone Intervention with Family Caregivers of Stroke Survivors Young adults, Adults, Seniors All Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
The Care File Project Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
The Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH) Children All School Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Group Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
The Employee Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Education Program Young adults, Adults, Seniors All Worksite Campaigns & Promotions, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
The North Karelia Project All All School, Worksite, Community, Home Campaigns & Promotions, Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
The Stanford Adolescent Heart Health Program Teens All School Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education
Training Caregivers of Stroke Victims Adults, Seniors All Home, Health care facility Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Trials of Hypertension Prevention (TOHP), Phase I Adults All Health care facility Group Education, Supportive Relationships
Web-based Education and Counseling Program for Older Heart Failure Patients Seniors All Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
WISEWOMAN Adults, Seniors White, Black, Hispanic Community, Health care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environments & Policies
Women’s Lifestyle Heart Trial Adults, Seniors All Community Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Worksite Health Promotion Program Adults, Seniors All Worksite Group Education, Individual Education


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