Blood Pressure Screenings

  • Hypertension is one of the most expensive health conditions for U.S. employers.
  • One in three Americans has high blood pressure, and about 37% have prehypertension.   A 12 to 13-point drop in blood pressure across the population can reduce the deaths related to cardiovascular events by 25%.
  • Hypertension is the most common primary diagnosis in the United States and is responsible for 35 million office visits each year.
  • The estimated direct and indirect cost of High Blood Pressure for 2010 was $93.5 billion.
  • Approximately 69% of people who have a first heart attack, and 77% of those who experience a first stroke, have hypertension.
  • Takes a smart step towards reducing health care costs, decreasing absenteeism and increasing productivity by building a healthier workforce.
  • Shows your company cares about employees.
  • Establishes a caring organizational climate.