4 steps for medical assistants to help improve BP control
The largest health system in Illinois found that their blood pressure control was at only 55.6%. Here is how medical assistants at Amita Health helped boost BP control.
Nearly 1,200 medical practices recognized for improving BP control
AMA, American Heart Association recognize physicians and health systems for helping millions of people lower their blood pressure through Target: BP program.
More than 1,100 health care organizations earn BP-control honor
Nearly 600 recognized by the AMA and AHA for exceeding a 70% BP-control rate in their practices. Learn more about who is being honored and how they did it.
7 steps patients should follow to reduce, manage chronic disease
Conditions such as hypertension and type 2 diabetes are not inevitable. Learn about “life’s simple seven” steps patients should take to prevent chronic disease.
How policy changes clear path for out-of-office BP monitoring
Moves by CMS and the IRS will make it easier for physicians to obtain out-of-office BP measurements on their patients and improve care for hypertension.
5 changes your patients can make to improve BP control
High blood pressure can lead to more serious health conditions. Here are five changes your patients can make to improve their blood pressure.
Help patients monitor cholesterol to lower heart disease risk
High cholesterol strongly contributes to heart disease risk. Find out how you can help your patients monitor and lower their cholesterol levels.
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