ARTICLES ABOUT THE HEART OF NEW ULM PROJECT

2016

Changes in Cardiovascular Risk Factors After 5 Years of Implementation of a Population-Based Program to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease: The Heart of New Ulm Project

Abbey C. Sidebottom, MPH; Arthur Sillah, MPH; Michael D. Miedema, MD, MPH; David M. Vock, PhD; Raquel Pereira, MS; Gretchen Benson, BA; Jackie L. Boucher, MS; Thomas Knickelbine, MD; Rebecca Lindberg, MPH; Jeffrey J. VanWormer, PhD. Changes in cardiovascular risk factors after 5 years of implementation of a population-based program to reduce cardiovascular disease: The Heart of New Ulm Project. American Heart Journal 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.ahj.2016.02.006 

 

2015

Two-Year Impact of Lifestyle Changes on Workplace Productivity Loss in the Heart of New Ulm Project

VanWormer JJ, Boucher JL, Sidebottom AC Two-year impact of lifestyle changes on workplace productivity loss in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Occupational Environmental Medicine 2015; 0:1-3.

 

2014

Exploring Electronic Health Records as a Population Health Surveillance Tool of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

Sidebottom AC, Johnson PJ, VanWormer JJ, Sillah A, Winden TJ, Boucher JL. Exploring Electronic Health Records as a Population Health Surveillance Tool of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. Population Health Management. 2015; 18 (2): 79-85.

Program Participation and Blood Pressure Improvement Over 2 Years in the Heart of New Ulm Project

Sillah A, Sidebottom AC, Boucher JL, Pereira RF, VanWormer JJ. Program Participation and Blood Pressure Improvement Over 2 Years in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11: E48.

Assessing the Food Environment of a Rural Community: Baseline Findings From the Heart of New Ulm Project

Pereira RF. Sidebottom AC, Boucher, JL, Lindberg R, Fliszar R. Assessing the Food Environment of a Rural Community: Baseline Findings From the Heart of New Ulm Project.  Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:130291.

Exploring Electronic Health Records as a Population Health Surveillance Tool of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

Sidebottom AC, Johnson PJ, VanWormer JJ, Sillah A, Winden TJ, Boucher JL. Exploring Electronic Health Records as a Population Health Surveillance Tool of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. Population Health Management. 2015; 18 (2): 79-85.

Program Participation and Blood Pressure Improvement Over 2 Years in the Heart of New Ulm Project

Sillah A, Sidebottom AC, Boucher JL, Pereira RF, VanWormer JJ. Program Participation and Blood Pressure Improvement Over 2 Years in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11: E48.

Assessing the Food Environment of a Rural Community: Baseline Findings From the Heart of New Ulm Project

Pereira RF. Sidebottom AC, Boucher, JL, Lindberg R, Fliszar R. Assessing the Food Environment of a Rural Community: Baseline Findings From the Heart of New Ulm Project.  Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:130291.

 

2013

HeartBeat Connections: A Rural Community of Solution for Cardiovascular Health.

Benson GA, Sidebottom A, VanWormer JJ, Boucher JL, Stephens C, Krikava J. HeartBeat Connections: A Rural Community of Solution for Cardiovascular Health. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2013; 26:299-310.

Prevalence of the American Heart Association's "Ideal Cardiovascular Health" Metrics in a Rural, Cross-Sectional, Community-Based

Kim JL, Sillah A, Boucher JL, Sidebottom AC, Knickelbine T. Prevalence of the American Heart Association's "Ideal Cardiovascular Health" Metrics in a Rural, Cross-sectional, Community-Based Study: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Journal of the American Heart Association. April, 2013. 

 

2012

The Heart of New Ulm Project: Using Community-Based Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Screenings in a Rural Population Health Improvement Initiative.

VanWormer JJ, Johnson PJ, Pereira RF, Boucher JL, Britt HR, Stephens CW, Thygeson NM, Graham KJ. The Heart of New Ulm Project: Using Community-based Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Screenings in a Rural Population Health Improvement Initiative. February 7, 2012; Population Health Management. June, 2012; 15(3): 135-143.

Perceptions on How Technology Can Support Individual and Community Efforts to Lead Heart-Healthy Lifestyles

Kleckner, VL, Boucher JL, Benson GA. Perceptions on How Technology can Support Individual and Community Efforts to Lead Heart-Healthy Lifestyles; Topics in Clinical Nutrition. April/June, 2012: 27(2):156-163. 

Cardiovascular Risk Factor Screening Satisfaction in the Heart of New Ulm Project.

Bekwelem W, VanWormer JJ, Boucher JL, Pereira RF. Cardiovascular Risk Factor Screening Satisfaction in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Clinical Medicine & Research. February 1, 2012; 10(1): 1-6.

 

2011

Stress and Workplace Productivity Loss in the Heart of New Ulm Project

VanWormer JJ, Fyfe-Johnson AL, Boucher JL, Johnson PJ, Britt HR, Thygeson NM, Dusek JA. Stress and Workplace Productivity Loss in the Heart of New Ulm Project. October, 2011; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. October, 2011; 53(10): 1106-1109.

 

2010

Methods of Using Electronic Health Records for Population-Level Surveillance of Coronary Heart Disease Risk in the Heart of New Ulm Project

VanWormer JJ. Methods of Using Electronic Health Records for Population-Level Surveillance of Coronary Heart Disease Risk in the Heart of New Ulm Project. Diabetes Spectrum. July 1, 2010; 23(3): 161-165.

 

2008

The Heart of New Ulm: A Vision for the Future

Boucher JL, Pereira RF, Graham K, Pettingil RR, Toscano JV, Henry TD. The Heart of New Ulm: A Vision for the Future. J. of Cardiovasc. Trans. Res. September, 2008; 1(4): 310-316.

OTHER ARTICLES

The Impact of Cooking Classes on Food-Related Preferences, Attitudes, and Behaviors of School-Aged Children: A Systematic Review of the Evidence, 2003–2014.

Hersch, D., Perdue, L., Ambroz, T., & Boucher, J. L. Peer Reviewed: The Impact of Cooking Classes on Food-Related Preferences, Attitudes, and Behaviors of School-Aged Children: A Systematic Review of the Evidence, 2003–2014. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11. 

 

REPORTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

The Role of the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Population Health Research: Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Weight Management Matters, Fall 2014, Volume 13 No. 2. (Weight Management Matters is the newsletter of the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.)

Developing Culturally Appropriate Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Interventions: The Heart of New Ulm Project’s Success. SCAN's Pulse, Fall 2013, Vol. 32, No. 4. (SCAN is a dietetic practice group for Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition for members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.)

Portraits of Prevention: Approaches to Launching Successful Programs. Spring, 2011; American Dietetic Association, ADA Times.

The Heart of New Ulm Project: Health care system led community-level primary prevention of myocardial infarctions. Summer, 2010; CV Network, 9, 12-13.

Heart of New Ulm: A project to prevent heart attacks. March, 2009; Minnesota Health Care News, 7, 14-15.

Population Health: Managing Health in a Reformed Environment. June, 2009; Inside Edge, Scottsdale Institute. 

Eliminating heart attacks: The Heart of New Ulm Project. November, 2008; Minnesota Physician.