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MyHEART: A non-randomized feasibility study of a young adult hypertension intervention

MyHEART: A non-randomized feasibility study of a young adult hypertension intervention

This study led by Dr. Heather Johnson sought to examine the feasibility of the MyHEART program, a telephone-based health coach self-management intervention for young adults with high blood pressure. The study team found MyHEART to be feasible and acceptable to young adults with uncontrolled hypertension. More patients reported blood pressure monitoring after the study, all coach-patient encounters were documented in the EHR for PCP review, and surveys indicate that patients had a positive experience with the intervention.

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