6 heart-health points to drive home with patients
To improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, the AMA offers six tips for physicians to share with their patients.
A BP-control home run in San Francisco’s Chinatown
This public health center dramatically improved its hypertension-control rate to 83 percent. Learn how each member of the team contributes to the success.
The one graphic you need for accurate blood pressure reading
While blood pressure measurement is a routine task in most practices, are you sure it is done accurately in yours? Find out more.
On the eve of American Heart Month, AMA offers 6 tips to improve heart health, prevent heart attack and stroke
Aimed at helping the millions of Americans currently living with high blood pressure reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, the American Medical Association (AMA) is offering six tips for Americans to take to improve their heart health.
How to help hypertensive patients battle blood pressure at home
Find out how to teach patients to accurately measure BP at home and discover the proven lifestyle changes they must incorporate to lower blood pressure.
Keep tabs on performance to boost your practice’s BP control
Monthly scorecards helped this health system improve—and maintain—a BP-control rate above 70 percent.
How to get the most accurate blood pressure measurement
Seemingly minor issues can affect accurate blood pressure measurement, artificially inflating a patient’s blood pressure by anywhere from two to 40 mmHg.
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