8 Key Drivers of Hypertension Control & How to Improve Them

These 8 drivers of BP control reflect study of high-performing health systems and the strategies that have led to successful large scale hypertension management.

Elevated systolic blood pressure (BP) is the most significant modifiable risk factor that contributes to the impact of cardiovascular disease (CVD) on premature morbidity and mortality. Equally significant is the size of the gap in diagnosis, treatment, and control of hypertension worldwide, including in high-income countries. (Please begin slides)

Reference: Brettler JW, Arcila GPG, Aumala T, et al. Drivers and scorecards to improve hypertension control in primary care practice: Recommendations from the HEARTS in the Americas Innovation Group. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2022;9:10023. doi:10.1016/j.lana.2022.100223