America’s biggest killer is making a deadly comeback as younger people, women and nonsmokers alike are falling victim to heart disease. The AMA has created a series of online tools and resources, using the latest evidence-based information, to support physicians in managing their patients’ high blood pressure.
BP control success earns recognition for health care organizations
Almost half of the more than 1,000 physician practices and health systems recognized achieved a 70% BP control rate or higher. Learn more from the AMA.
Health care organizations continue to make hypertension a priority
The AHA and AMA recognize more than 1,000 organizations for efforts to reduce number of patients with uncontrolled blood pressure.
BP monitoring you can count on—list of validated devices grows
More than two dozen blood-pressure measurement devices are have been validated through an independent review process. Learn more with the AMA.
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AMA in the News: November 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for November 2020.
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