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.
How medical schools are driving better BP measurement
A new effort by the AMA aims to improve hypertension care by training the next generation of physicians to measure BP accurately every time.
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Help patients get back to care and improve health outcomes
New PSAs detail the power that patients and doctors have when joining forces to prevent diabetes and control their blood pressure. Learn more.
James L. Madara, MD, address at the November 2021 Special Meeting of the HOD
In an address to the AMA House of Delegates at the November 2021 AMA Special Meeting, Dr. Madara discusses the power of trust in a crisis, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patients still trust doctors. Learn why doctors count on the AMA.
The AMA benefits the public by being the physicians’ powerful ally in patient care, AMA CEO James Madara, MD, told delegates. Find out how.
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