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Frontiers in Public Health


BACKGROUND: Despite the availability of multilevel evidence-based interventions for blood pressure management, poor hypertension control is common among community health center patient populations across the state of Texas and the United States.

METHODS: We used Implementation Mapping (IM) to identify barriers and facilitators influencing the adoption and implementation of the

RESULTS: As part of the needs and capacity assessment, we collected data through interviews with CHC staff, examining gaps in needs and services (e.g., what do clinics need to implement

DISCUSSION: This paper provides an example of using Implementation Mapping to develop strategies to increase the adoption and implementation of evidence-based cardiovascular risk reduction interventions in Community Health Centers. The use of implementation strategies can increase the use of


United States, Humans, Community Health Centers, Ambulatory Care Facilities, Hypertension, Quality Improvement, Risk Reduction Behavior

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