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Protocol for project IMPACT (improving millions hearts for provider and community transformation): a quasi-experimental evaluation of an integrated electronic health record and community health worker intervention study to improve hypertension management among South Asian patients

  • Priscilla M. Lopez1, 2,
  • Jennifer Zanowiak1, 2,
  • Keith Goldfeld1,
  • Katarzyna Wyka3,
  • Ahmad Masoud4,
  • Susan Beane5,
  • Rashi Kumar5,
  • Phoebe Laughlin5,
  • Chau Trinh-Shevrin1, 2,
  • Lorna Thorpe1, 2 and
  • Nadia Islam1, 2Email authorView ORCID ID profile
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:810

Received: 16 May 2017

Accepted: 24 November 2017

Published: 6 December 2017

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16 May 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Priscilla M. Lopez
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2767-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
NYU-CUNY Prevention Research Center, New York, USA
CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York, USA
Consulting Firm: iRCM, Inc., New York, USA
Healthfirst, New York, USA