Check. Change. Control.® is a community or corporate wellness program that utilizes blood pressure self-monitoring to empower patients/participants to take ownership of their cardiovascular health. The program incorporates the concepts of remote monitoring and online tracking as key features to improve outcomes in hypertension management, physical activity and weight reduction.
The purpose of the program is to eliminate high blood pressure as a health disparity among Americans. The program launched as a pilot in August 2012 with a focus on top 18 markets nationwide. As of June 2017, the program has expanded to over 150 cities, with 400,000 participants enrolled with an average drop in systolic blood pressure of 11 mm Hg.
The Check. Change. Control.® program key features are:
- Goal setting and tracking of blood pressure by using online tracking.
- Educational materials and program tools to conduct a four-month high blood pressure self-monitoring program.
- Program Ambassador to be an on-site team lead to recruit and encourage participation throughout the program period.