New year, new CPT codes for self-measured BP
Physicians have something to look forward to in 2020: CPT codes now include self-measured blood pressure monitoring. Find out more from the AMA.
A quick start guide to measuring BP accurately in your practice
Measuring blood pressure accurately is critical to improving control. Here are some steps to incorporate BP measurement techniques into your practice.
Do you get an accurate BP every time? May be time for a refresher
Physicians and other health professionals often don’t get refresher training on BP measurement. A new AMA education module will help.
The right tech can help give doctors back time with patients: AMA CEO
The combination of powerful technologies and physicians’ distinctively human capabilities can advance medicine, James L. Madara, MD, tells delegates.
How untested BP devices get to the drug store shelves
Untested blood pressure devices can be less accurate and lead to misdiagnosis and suboptimal treatment. So how do these BP devices even make it to the market to be sold?
3 ways to address validation problems with BP-measurement devices
When blood pressure devices are not validated, they can lead to inaccurate hypertension diagnosis and management. An expert panel offers up fixes.
9 diet questions patients should be asking their doctors
Fads might prompt patients to ask the wrong questions about diet. Here are the right questions to focus on, along with answers for physicians to share.
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