Why added-sugar nutrition labeling could save lives, money
Revised labels calling out a food product’s added sugar content should create huge benefits to the nation’s health and economy—if consumers understand and use the information.
Data model will help doctors surf ocean of patient BP info
The AMA’s self-measured blood pressure data model manages the collection and exchange of information to ensure clinical validity and help physicians make sense of it.
HTN guideline sparks clinics’ push for accurate BP measurement
This health system had thousands of patients with hypertension when the 2017 ACC/AHA guideline came out. Learn how they adjusted to push their BP-control rate to 83 percent.
4 health care organizations doing digital health right
These health systems have demonstrated how technology-enhanced communications can improve patient experience and “reduce the friction of obtaining care.”
Automated office BP readings offer a chance for patient education
Learn how a federally qualified health center shifted focus to improve its rate of hypertension control.
Back to basics: 5 ways to reduce blood pressure
In just six months, 20 percent of patients at this medical center saw an improvement in their BP category. Learn how they are improving blood pressure control.
New heart-disease prevention guideline: What physicians must know
Evidence-driven recommendations from the ACC and the AHA mean goodbye to baby aspirin for healthy older adults. Here is what else you should know.
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