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.
What you need to know about self-measured blood pressure monitoring
Self-measured blood pressure monitoring can improve the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension. Find out what you need to know to get started.
Ring in new year with AMA’s 10 tips for your patients’ health
America’s physicians offer these recommendations to share with patients. Following this advice can make a big difference this year.
1 big reason for racial gap in hypertension: the Southern diet
New research underscores why it is so important to talk to black patients about the risks of a diet high in sodium and animal fats.
3 questions to ask patients when measuring blood pressure
Here are three questions physicians should ask to improve blood-pressure measurement and control in their patients.
AMA offers 10 health recommendations for New Year's resolutions
With the new year quickly approaching, the AMA is offering 10 recommendations to help make impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2019.
What you need to change your patients’ lifestyles in 2019
In 2018, there was increasing emphasis on lifestyle change for chronic disease prevention. Here is what you need to know to change your patients’ lifestyles.
BP-control success story starts in patient homes
This health center improved its hypertension-control rate by 30 percent. Find out more about how at-home blood pressure readings added to the success.
3 foods your patients with high BP should avoid
Find out the biggest food culprits for too much sodium and discover where to learn more nutritional information to help improve your patients’ health.