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.
COVID-19 may have stirred a silent killer. Find out what to do.
The shift to telehealth has left many patients without ongoing assessment of their blood pressure. Learn with the AMA how to reestablish it.
Biggest value of patient-measured BP? Preventing false positives
When compared with clinic blood-pressure monitoring alone, self-measured blood pressure could head off more than 8 million unnecessary treatments.
9 ways to reduce inequity in hypertension treatment and control
COVID-19 exacerbated preexisting disparities in hypertension management and control, but steps can be taken to promote a more equitable health system.
AMA membership growth a sign that physicians demand change
Dues-paying membership in the AMA has risen 35% over the last decade. Learn why doctors are responding to our efforts to drive medicine’s future.
Membership Moves Medicine™
- Free access to JAMA Network™ and CME
- Save hundreds on insurance
- Fight for physicians and patient rights