Researchers at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center are seeking participants for a research project designed to help African Americans learn about how to best improve their blood pressure control and regularly take blood pressure preventive medications.
This research aims to find out if a technology-based intervention called Optimizing Technology to Improve Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control (OPTIMA-BP) helps African-Americans improve their blood pressure control and regularly take blood pressure preventive medications.
Who can participate?
African Americans 50 years of age or older who:
•Have a systolic blood pressure ≥ 130mmHg,
•Take at least two high blood pressure preventive medications, and
•Own a smart phone and able to read/understand English
Study Participants Will:
•Receive compensation for their time
•Receive a free blood pressure monitor
If you are interested in finding out more about the study, please call the research assistant at: 216-844-3798 or email Carolyn.Still@Uhhospitals.org